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PEI Potato and Vegetable Soup

Ingredients

6 cups (1.5 L) chicken broth
3 PEI potatoes, cubed
3 carrots, sliced
2 stalks of celery, sliced
2 cups (500 mL) broccoli, in small florets
¼ cup (50 mL) butter
¼ cup (50 mL) flour or cornstarch
2 cups (500 mL) milk
salt and pepper to taste

Directions

In a large pot combine broth and potatoes. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Add carrots and celery; cook 5 minutes. Add broccoli and simmer another five minutes.

In a saucepan, melt butter and stir in flour. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly, add 1 cup of broth from the soup. Cook on low heat until slightly thickened; blend into rest of the soup. Heat to serving temperature but do not boil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Makes 6-8 servings.

PEI Potato and Vegetable Soup

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