Homestead Vegetable Soup Recipe

This Homestead Vegetable Soup Recipe is an easy to make low-cost vegetarian soup using homegrown vegetables.
By Beverly Barney
January/February 1976
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This Homestead Vegetable Soup Recipe is a meatless meal your family will appreciate.
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A basic, but oh so good, soup recipe that anyone can make.

Try this Homestead Vegetable Soup Recipe for a nutritious, meatless meal made from fresh vegetables out of your own garden.

Homestead Vegetable Soup Recipe

1 sweet potato
1 carrot
1 turnip
1 parsnip
1 white potato
1 onion
1 tablespoon of butter
2 tablespoons of rice
2 quarts of cold water
1 bay leaf
1 sprig of parsley
1 root of celery
1 teaspoon of salt

Dice all the vegetables. Then melt the butter in a skillet, add all the vegetables — except for the white potato — and fry until the pieces are lightly browned. Dump the chunks into a soup kettle and add the rice, water, herbs, and celery. Boil the mixture 1 1/2 hours, add the white potato, and continue the boil for another 15 minutes. Season to your family's taste and serve.


Read more about vegetarian soup meals: Meatless Soup Recipes.








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