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French Country Vegetable Soup

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  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Green onions 2 Bunch (200 gm), thinly sliced
  Onion 1 Small, sliced
  Chopped celery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Carrot 1 Large, shredded
  Turnip 1 Medium, peeled and cubed
  Potato 1 Large, peeled and cubed
  Chicken broth 2 Can (20 oz)
  Marjoram leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Place butter in a 3 quart casserole or soup tureen.
Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH (100%) for 30 seconds.
Stir in green onions, onion, celery, and carrot.
Cover with a lid or plastic wrap.
Microwave on HIGH (100%) for 10 minutes, stirring after 5 minutes.
Mix in turnip, potato and 1/4 cup of the broth.
Microwave, covered, on HIGH (100%) for 12 minutes (stirring every 4 minutes) or until potato is fork tender.
Add remaining broth and marjoram.
In a blender or food processor, whirl mixture, a portion at a time, until pureed.
Transfer to a tureen or serving bowl.
Season with salt and pepper.
Microwave, covered, on HIGH (100%) for 5 minutes to heat.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 653 Calories from Fat 223

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g39.2%

Saturated Fat 15.7 g78.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 2083.4 mg86.8%

Total Carbohydrates 99 g33.1%

Dietary Fiber 21.8 g87.3%

Sugars 24.6 g

Protein 16 g32.8%

Vitamin A 427.2% Vitamin C 322.1%

Calcium 30.3% Iron 40.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

French Country Vegetable Soup Recipe