Italian Vegetable Soup ~ Free Recipies

Monday, April 7, 2008

Italian Vegetable Soup

Ingredients for a delicious Italian Vegetable Soup

* 1 tablespoon olive oil
* 1 medium onion, chopped
* 2 carrots, sliced
* 2 stalks celery, sliced
* 1 (16 ounce) can diced plum tomatoes
* 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
* 2 cubes beef bouillon
* 6 cups water
* 2 zucchinis, quartered and sliced
* 2 cups sliced cabbage
* 1 teaspoon garlic salt
* salt and ground black pepper to taste
* freshly grated Parmesan cheese (optional)


1- Heat oil in a large stock pot over medium-high heat. Saute onion, carrot, and celery until onion is translucent and vegetables are tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and Italian seasoning, and cook 5 minutes more, stirring frequently.
2- Dissolve bouillon cubes in water, and stir into vegetables. Adjust heat to a medium simmer, and cook approximately 10 minutes. Add zucchini and cabbage, sprinkle with garlic salt, and cook until tender, 5 minutes more. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper, and serve.

This recipe makes about 6 servings. Enjoy

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