Alton Brown's Garden Vegetable Soup Recipe

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Submitted by produrre1

Makes 6 servings



Vegetable Soup by Alton Brown on "Good Eats"

Recipe Ingredients for Alton Brown's Garden Vegetable Soup

4 tbsp olive oil
2 c leeks, chopped, white part only (from approximately 3 medium leeks)
1 c onion, large chop
2 tbsp garlic, minced
2 c carrots, peeled and chopped into rounds (approximately 2 medium)
2 c potatoes, peeled and diced
2 c green beans, fresh, broken in 1" pieces
4 c chicken broth (2 qts)
4 c tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped
20 oz tomatoes, whole, cut large
2 ears corn, kernels removed
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/4 c fresh parsley, packed, chopped fresh
2 tsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed

Recipe Directions for Alton Brown's Garden Vegetable Soup

  1. Heat the olive oil in large, heavy-bottomed stockpot over medium-low heat. Once hot, add the leeks, garlic, and a pinch of salt and sweat until they begin to soften, approximately 7 to 8 minutes.

  2. Add the carrots, potatoes, and green beans and continue to cook for 4 to 5 more minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. Add the stock, increase the heat to high, and bring to a simmer. Once simmering, add the tomatoes, corn kernels, and pepper.

  4. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and cook until the vegetables are fork tender, approximately 25 to 30 minutes.

  5. Remove from heat and add the parsley and lemon juice. Season, to taste, with kosher salt. Serve immediately.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 566.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
254
Calories from Fat
98
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.9g
17%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
562mg
23%
Potassium
1171mg
33%
Total Carbohydrates
34.2g
11%
Dietary Fiber
7.5g
30%
Sugars
11.2g
Protein
8.5g
Vitamin A 175% Vitamin C 90%
Calcium 9% Iron 15%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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