Creamy Vegetable Soup

Healthy and nutritious, vegetable soup is a great option for winter nights.

 

Click here to see the recipe in Portuguese

 

Servings: 6

Preparation time: 1 hour

 

Ingredients: 

3 potatoes

2 carrots

2 zucchinis

2 yellow squashes

1 onion

3 garlic cloves

2-3 cups chicken broth

2 tbs. old-fashioned oatmeal (or quinoa)

½ cup stelline or alphabet pasta (or any small shaped pasta)

salt and pepper to taste

½ chopped Italian parsley

 

Directions:

1 – Wash and cut all vegetables into big cubes and put them into a big pan.

2 – Add chicken broth and water (about 2 cups) and let it cook until vegetables are soft.

3 – Mix everything in a blender, until mixture is smooth and creamy. If necessary, add more water to help blending.

4 – Pour the mixture back into pan in high heat.

5 – Add oatmeal, salt and pepper and bring to a boil.

6 – Stirring occasionally, cook for 10 minutes.

7 – Put pasta and, following the time-instructions for the pasta you chose, wait until it’s done.

8 – Add parsley and turn off the heat.

 

Tips:

  • You can add meat (chicken or beef) to this soup.
  • Instead of parsley, use green onions or leeks.
  • Oatmeal or quinoa used to thicken the soup.
  • To serve, mozzarella or grated Parmesan cheese, toast, garlic bread or croutons are all good options.

 

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