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Happy Tummy Vegetable Soup

What you need: 

1 large leek
2 carrots
4 ribs celery (plus any leaves!)
1 medium zucchini
1 red sweet bell pepper
1 green sweet bell pepper
4 large ripe tomatoes
1 quart (1 Litre) veggie broth
dill
2 cloves garlic

What you do: 

Clean and chop vegetables roughly. (To clean leek, discard tough green tops and root; slit the leek lengthwise into quarters from the centre out to each end, leaving about 1in or 2 cm in the middle; hold under faucet and separate "leaves" to wash before chopping).
Heat oil in soup pot and saute in this order: peppers, garlic, celery, leek, carrot, zucchini.
Add tomatoes and allow to "sweat" until vegetables have collapsed a bit.
Cover with broth, cover pot and simmer for about 20 minutes. Season to taste--if you use commercially prepared broth, you won't need salt--but add pepper and some dill. Dill should go in near the end so it doesn't become bitter.
Blitz in food processor or blender until smooth, or leave chunky.

Preparation Time: 
30 minutes
Cooking Time: 
Servings: 
6-8
Recipe Category: 

SO HOW'D IT GO?

This sounds yummy! I can't wait to try it!  :)

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