|Name:||Heart Soup||Contributor:||John Matzka|
|Description:||A basic soup, which can be made with just veggies, or veggies and meat||Posted:||1994-10-03|
|Ingredients:||2 c of your favorite broth or water
2 medium carrots, sliced
1 stalk of celery, sliced
1.5 c cut green beans
1 medium onion, chopped
1 large clove of garlic, minced
1 c peas
1 c whole kernel corn
1 - 2 14.5 oz cans of stewed or whole tomatoes with juice
other herbs and spices to taste
|Preparation:||Bring broth (or water) to a boil, adding your favorite vegetables starting with those that require the most cooking time. Add in quantities to suit your
Add meat, and season to taste.
|Notes:||I use fresh vegetables as much as possible. For convenience and avail-
ability, I use canned tomatoes and frozen peas and corn. Fresh will
also work, but you will need to add more water/broth if using fresh
The corn has the tendency to make the soup sweet, so adjust according
to your tastes.
Zuchini or certain types of squash might be good in this soup.