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Hearty Root Vegetable Soup

Recipe details

Servings: 4
Time: Under 1 hour

Root vegetables and soup are a perfect match and along with your favourite sandwich, make a terrific lunch.

Ingredients

  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup (250 mL) diced peeled rutabaga or
  • turnip
  • 1 cup (250 mL) diced peeled celery root or
  • celery
  • 3/4 tsp (3 mL) salt
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cups (500 mL) water
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) all-purpose flour, divided
  • 2 cups (500 mL) milk
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) 2% plain yogurt
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh chives or
  • green onions

Directions

  1. In a pot, combine carrots, onion, rutabaga, celery root, salt, pepper, bay leaf and water. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  2. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low and boil gently for 20 min or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Whisk 2 tbsp (30 mL) of the flour into milk and gradually stir into pot. Increase heat to medium and simmer, stirring often, for about 5 min or until thickened (do not let boil). Discard bay leaf.
  4. Whisk remaining flour into yogurt. Stir yogurt into soup and heat, stirring, for 2 to 3 min.
  5. Stir in chives or green onions.



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Hearty Root Vegetable Soup