Prep: 15-30 min (depending how quickly you can chop and how good you are at multitasking)
Cook: 1 hour
I usually can get a couple servings of it the night of, and then have it left over for another ~4 days. So probably 4-6 servings.
For my first recipe on this site, I want to assure you that I am not going to ramble for pages before giving you the recipe. You clicked here for one thing, and I'm gonna give it to you.
I may ramble afterwards, but that's up to you read if you so please.
1-2 yellow onions (small)
3 stalks of celery
3 carrots peeled
3 potatoes peeled (I use golden) (optional)
2-3 cloves garlic
1 can diced tomatoes
5 cups vegetable stock
Olive oil to cover the bottom of the pot
Basil, parsely, salt, and pepper to taste
1/2 cup rice (optional)
Cover the bottom of a very large pot with a thin layer of olive oil.
Chop the onions, celery, carrots, potatoes and garlic.
Heat the oil up a bit and add in the onions. Cook for a few minutes over medium heat, stirring frequently, until slightly tender.
Add the celery and carrots and cook for another few minutes over medium heat until tender. (This usually takes more than a few minutes for me).
Add the garlic and potatoes for a few more minutes.
Add in the tomatoes and stock.
Season with basil, parsely, salt, and pepper.
Bring that shit to a boil over high heat, then lower the heat and let it simmer simmer simmer for approx. an hour.
If the mood should strike you - add half a cup of rice with about 10 minutes left and stir it in.
An easy Monday night dinner. Turn on your favourite podcast, get to chopping, and try not to cut yourself if you're laughing too much while wielding a knife (that's always my challenge).
Delicious and seriously filling, this dish will last you all week, and it's basically warm salad, since it's just veggies with some oil.
Dip some bread in it and you're ready for a night in. Pair with a nice white wine (for both cooking and eating) and you never need to leave your house again.
So enjoy your soup and make it your own!
If you like other veggies more, add them in. Add in different spices and herbs if that's your shit. Whatever will make you happy and full.