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chanty77 is asking: (4 answers)
Making a Creamy Tomato Potato veggie soup. Thing is I'm not crazy about milk in my soups. Can I just use more chicken broth & leave out the soup? The soup is on this site. My soup is 2 cups of sautéed onion,carrot,celery,4 cloves minced garlic, 3 onions chopped, then 5 cups small chopped potatoes. Add 2 -28oz. cans diced tomatoes with juice, 1/4 cup of tomato paste, oregano, parsley, pepper. Will leaving out the milk ruin this? Thanks!!!

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Last updated: Apr. 10, 2013 6:48 pm
Posted: Apr. 10, 2013 4:27 pm
 
Answered by: chanty77
Apr. 10, 2013 4:27 pm
Ooops, meant leave out the MILK.
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LOBSTER
Apr. 10, 2013 4:54 pm
Personally I don't think leaving it out will cause a problem, make as you wish and hold out the extra liquid to see if you actually need it, you may not! Have fun!
 
Apr. 10, 2013 5:01 pm
Yikes, almost 1/2 the 8 qt. pot is filled with the chopped veggies & that does not include the chopped potatoes yet. Had to put 1/2 ingredients between 2 pots.
 
Answered by: LaLa
Apr. 10, 2013 5:41 pm
I've made "cream" soups by blending raw cashews & water (1 to 1 ratio) in my vita mix blender. Came out super creamy and added protein. I think the raw works better than salted/roasted BTW.
 
Answered by: Gramma
Apr. 10, 2013 5:47 pm
How much veg. oil vs. solid shortening? Can butter be used for shortening ?
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Apr. 10, 2013 6:11 pm
No butter/shortening. Just sautéed veggies in some olive oil. Tastes pretty good. Added more seasonings (basil,oregano,pepper & chipotle pepper & a little cayenne)
 
Apr. 10, 2013 6:22 pm
I have added 1-2 tblspns of apple cider vinegar to soups/stews. Gives it a nice flavor. Mostly bean/chkn broth/veggie soups. Don't know if this would be strange since this is mostly tomatoe
 
Answered by: 0mm1218
Apr. 10, 2013 6:37 pm
i would say leave the milk in. thats whats gonna make it creamy.
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Apr. 10, 2013 6:48 pm
Too late. Tomorrow, when it naturally thickens cuz of all the potatoes,veggies--I could use a potato masher on some of the potatoes--but I have a feeling it will thicken more so over night.
 
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