Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Garden soup

Robert has made this nice summer soup a couple of times to sustain me whilst I sew my calendar blocks together.
He sautéed fresh picked vegetables from the garden in a tablespoon of olive oil. The vegetables were: baby carrots (sliced thin), small beets (sliced thin), beet tops (chopped), a baby zucchini (sliced thin), fresh dill (1-1/2 teaspoons), and one large ripe tomato (chopped). He added a tablespoon of flour to the sautéed vegetables, and then added two cups of chicken broth and simmered the soup until the vegetables were tender. He adds a pinch and a half of sea salt, but you can salt to your taste.
He served the soup with dollops of sour cream. His fresh bread accompanied the garden soup.

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Blogger jpsam said...

My mouth is watering...

9:03 PM  
Blogger Piecefulafternoon said...

What a delightful sounding summer meal. And a delightful person to fix it for you.

9:48 PM  
Blogger Vicky~ stichr ~ said...

sure is a appealing color!

10:49 AM  
Blogger Meggie said...

How wonderful that soup sounds, & homemade bread! What a treasure Robert is!

4:01 PM  
Blogger sewtakeahike said...

It sounds and looks so good Christine! How sweet of Robert to do that for you!!

6:23 AM  

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