by Shannan Martin
We interviewed Shannan on The Today's Mama Podcast. We talked about "Radical Hospitality", the meaning of the word "Hygge", and making our family circles bigger. LISTEN HERE!
Cheesy Vegetable Soup
I love to cook and bake and we eat together at home most nights. Right now it's soup season and this cheesy vegetable soup is a favorite!
The soup was wonderful paired with a nice Pig-In-A-Blanket.
2 Tablespoons butter
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 cup shredded carrot
2 stalks celery, finely chopped
2 cups chopped broccoli
2 cups chopped cauliflower
3 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
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3 cloves minced garlic
4 cups chicken broth
3 large baking potatoes, peeled and chopped
1.5 Tablespoon flour
1/2 cup water
1 cup milk
Melt butter and cook onion, carrot, celery until soft on medium heat. Add garlic and cook for another minute or so. Add broth and potatoes. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low boil and cook until potatoes are softened.
Mix flour with water and add to soup. Allow to thicken for a few minutes. Add broccoli and cauliflower, milk, 2-3 dashes bottled hot sauce, salt and pepper to taste. Cook on medium or medium low until veggies are soft. Add shredded cheese and stir until melted.
About Shannan Martin
Shannan Martin, author of The Ministry of Ordinary Places: Waking Up to God’s Goodness Around You and Falling Free: Rescued from the Life I Always Wanted, is a speaker and writer who found her voice in the country and her story in the city. Shannan, her jail-chaplain husband, Cory, and their kids, live as grateful neighbors in Goshen, Indiana.
You can listen to our interview with Shannan on The Today's Mama Podcast HERE!
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