Serves 6 to 8
|1||meduim onion, chopped|
|1 tbsp||olive oil|
|1||clove of garlic, minced|
|3 to 4||medium zucchini, coarsely chopped|
|1||celery stalk, sliced|
|1||large carrot, coarsely chopped|
|8 cups||chicken broth or vegetable broth|
|2 cups||boiling water|
- In a soup pot, sauté onion in oil unitl soft and golden.
- Add remaining vegetables and sauté for about 10 minutes.
- Add chicken broth and seasoning and brin gto a boil.
- Simmer, uncovered, 30 to 45 minutes.
- Cool slightly and purée using a blender or blender wand. Taste for seasoning. Freezes well. Garnish with croutons or zucchini slivers.
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