Carol's Awesome Vegetable Soup

Yield: 4 1/2 cups (1.1 l)

Preparation: 15 minutes
Processing: 5-6 minutes

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1 (60 g) medium carrot, halved
1 (40 g) stalk fresh celery, halved
1 (10.5 oz) box frozen spinach, thawed
3 (33 g) florets fresh broccoli
1 14 ounce can, diced tomatoes
1/2 (100 g) medium cucumber, halved
1 vegetable boullion cube
1 cup (240 ml) hot water
1 tablespoon chopped fresh garlic
5-6 thin slices (11 g) fresh ginger root
1/4 teaspoon dried sage
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon dried basil
hot sauce to taste
1. Place carrot, celery and broccoli into the Vitamix and secure lid.
2. Select Variable 4.
3. Turn machine on and blend for 10 seconds or until chopped. Stop Machine.
4. Place remaining ingredients into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
5. Select Variable 1
6. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
7. Blend for 5-6 minutes or until heavy steam escapes from the vented lid.

Health Classification: Low Fat, Low Carb, Low Sodium, Low Cholesterol, Heart Healthy, Vegetarian, Vegan
Meal Type: Soups

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