~ RECIPE ~
This is a very adaptable soup! Don't be afraid to make substitutions!
Autumn Vegetable Soup
1/2 cup onions (chopped)
2 cloves garlic (minced)
In soup pot sauté onion in 1 tbsp olive oil over medium heat until soft. Add garlic and sauté 1 minute.
1/2 cup each kale, cabbage, carrots, sweet peppers (chopped)
1/2 tsp each salt, dried basil, dried oregano
1/8 tsp pepper
Add and sauté a little, then turn heat down to low, cover pan, and let cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
2 cups vegetable broth
1 cup tomato juice
3/4 cup cooked beans
1/2 cup corn
2 tsp dried instant barley
2 tsp alphabet or orzo pasta
1 1/2 tbsp red cooking wine (optional)
Add and bring to a gentle boil and simmer about 15 minutes.
1 1/2 cup tomatoes (chopped)
1 tbsp fresh parsley (chopped)
Add tomatoes and parsley, simmer another few minutes.
Recipe from Simply in Season