Nothing fancy here, just a simple, great comfort food for a long Canadian winter. I used to come inside to this piping hot soup after a day on the outdoor rink. Serve with bread or crackers.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
1 hr 15 mins
additional:
5 mins
total:
1 hr 40 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
5 quarts
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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat the olive oil in a large soup pot over medium-low heat; cook and stir onion in the oil until translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir chicken broth, tomato juice, diced tomatoes, and water into the pot; bring to a boil.

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  • Stir potatoes, cauliflower, celery, herbes de Provence, sugar, salt, black pepper, and bay leaves into the pot; reduce heat, cover, and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 1 hour.

  • Return soup to a boil, stir in macaroni, and cook until macaroni is tender yet firm to the bite, about 6 minutes. Remove soup from heat; let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

144 calories; protein 4.1g; carbohydrates 26.3g; fat 3g; sodium 1183.3mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (3)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
09/02/2015
Tasty soup. easy. Would add some green veggies next time Read More
(2)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
05/29/2020
Added some leftover chicken. Kind of bland. Won’t make it again. Didn’t care for the flavor. Read More
4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
09/02/2015
Tasty soup. easy. Would add some green veggies next time Read More
(2)
Rating: 5 stars
01/04/2018
I made a few changes but for the most part followed the recipe.....I use beef broth and I've added zucchini...and I use (eye ball) more broth and tomato juice....I have a big pot and with the extra veggies gets crammed in there....BUT....TASTY AF Read More
Rating: 3 stars
05/29/2020
Added some leftover chicken. Kind of bland. Won’t make it again. Didn’t care for the flavor. Read More
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