Chilly Day Soup


Chilly Day Soup                                               Makes 6-8 servings

1 large carrot

2 cups water

2 large onions

1 quart diced potatoes

2TBSP rice

1/3 cup macaroni

1 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

2 cups milk

2 TBSP butter

DIRECTIONS:

1.  Chop carrotand cook in 2 cups water.

While cooking,chop onions

2.  When carrot is partially cooked, add onions, potatoes, rice, macaroni,salt, and pepper.  Add enough water to cover and cook until tender.

3.  Add milk and butter and heat thoroughly.

Variations:

1.  Add two cups chicken brothin place of milk and butter.

2.  Add 1 cup cooked meat to soup when milk is added.

Recipe from cook book: From Amish and Mennnite Kitchens 

by Phyllis Pellman Good  and Rachael Thomas Pellman  c. 1984.

P.S.  I made a notation in the book that I read this recipe on 072208 on day 7 of a summer heat wave.  Guess I was dreaming of colder days.

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