A delicious recipe for vegetable soup.
3 tablespoons vegetable oil, butter or margarine
1/4 cup diced celery
1/4 cup diced carrot
2 tablespoons minced onion
2 tablespoons diced sweet red pepper
4 cups water
4 teaspoons vegetable base or bouillon granules
1/4 cup frozen corn
1/4 cup frozen peas
1/2 cup peeled, diced and cooked potatoes
1 small tomato, seeded and diced
2 teaspoons dried basil
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
- Sauté celery, carrot, onion and red pepper in oil until onion is softened.
- Add water, vegetable base or bouillon granules, corn, peas and potatoes. Bring to boil. Simmer until vegetables are heated through.
- Add tomatoes and basil. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Simmer for 5 minutes more and serve.
Makes 4 servings.