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« on: March 18, 2009 04:49:00 AM »

This is a family favorite that is usually saved for a cold day.



1 bag of frozen mixed veggies.  (I like the one with the pumpkin, celery,squash,onions, cabbage,carrots etc.)
5 cups water
Juice from one lemon
1\4 cup oil
Salt, pepper to taste
4 T. Chicken soup powder (or Veg. soup powder)
1\2 t. turmeric

Note:  I like to add a can of chickpeas

1.  Heat oil in soup pot and lightly fry vegetables.


2.  Add water and lemon juice and bring it all to a rolling boil.

3.  Add your spices and cook on medium heat for about 20 minutes.



While the soup is simmering, make your couscous following the directions on the package.


I found a special couscous steamer on sale and grabbed it.


So I make mine over the simmering soup.


When the soup is done then just put some couscous in the bottom of your bowl and pile on the veggies and soup.
Enjoy!!!




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« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2009 05:50:07 AM »

Wow - that looks yummy.  May have to try this recipe.  Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2009 05:50:18 AM »

Mmmmm sounds good!
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« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2009 05:59:17 AM »

 Smiley that looks sooo easy! bookmarked!!
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« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2009 08:47:19 AM »

Thank you for your comments.  It really is a very fast and hearty meal.  Esp. on a cold day.  Least amount of effort with the most amount of results.
(Did I say that right?)
BTW I also add the liquid from the chickpeas.
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