markNC Recipe Reviews (Pg. 1) - Allrecipes.com (13193850)

cook's profile

markNC

Reviews

Photos

Recipes

Menus

 
View All Reviews Learn more

Italian Vegetable Soup

Reviewed: Jan. 15, 2009
This recipie is a very nice "starting point" for great soup that can be altered easily to preference. Our changes: Used canned beef broth instead of water/bullion. Used more broth than recommended(I even added extra can the second or third day). Added a couple hot Italian sausage links. Intended to cook macaronni on side(as suggested), but after a few servings, decided it didn't need the macaronni for our tastes. Tried the soup after first hour cooking. Cabbage underdone and overall flavor less than expected. Microwaved some the next day for lunch with same conclusion. By now the broth was almost gone/absorbed. Added can of broth and cooked on med lo for extra 2 to 2.5 hours. What a difference! Had I rated this soup on the first day.. maybe 3 stars. The end result is 5 stars. Excellent in every way! My favorite veg/beef soup. Cabbage tender and perfect. I add a dash of hot sauce to each bowl, but I don't think I would add it to the pot. Conclusion: Add/take away to your tastes, but at a minimum, add more broth and cook 3-4 hours if using fresh cabbage.
Was this review helpful? [ YES ]
2 users found this review helpful

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Go Pro!

In Season

Fresh Summer Meals
Fresh Summer Meals

Enjoy the bright days of summer with easy recipes.

Do Healthy Your Way
Do Healthy Your Way

Low-fat, low-carb, paleo, vegan. Get recipes for your lifestyle.

Subscribe Today! Only $7.99
Subscribe Today! Only $7.99

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and helpful cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for just $7.99!

Most Popular Blogs

Read our allrecipes.com blog

Recently Viewed Recipes

You haven't looked at any recipes lately. Get clicking!
Quick Links: Recipe Box | Shopping List | More »
 
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States