Heart Healthy Recipe…

This recipe is simple, full of flavor and good for you foods. The latest NEW product by The Gourmet Farm Girl. All soup mixes are designed to be simple; you add a few common pantry items and fresh vegetables. The seasoning is in the mix; combine the ingredients and fill your home with the wonderful aroma of  homemade soup on the stove.  

Gourmet Blend Bean Soup 
By The Gourmet Farm Girl
2 Quarts low sodium or regular chicken stock
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
1 medium size potato chopped
1 cup chopped cabbage or bok choy
2 14.5 oz cans or 1 28 oz can diced tomatoes
1 cup chopped cooked ham or chicken (optional)
Bean mixture and season package
Bring the stock to a boil; add the bean mixture, season package, potatos, celery and onions. Reduce heat and tilt lid; cook for 1 hour.  Add the tomatoes, cabbage and meat of your choice. Continue to cook for an additional 30-40 minutes or until beans are tender.
Garnish with fresh chopped parsley or cilantro.
Makes 10-8 oz servings
 The recipe used the Urban Chefs diced tomatoes. A product made right here in Columbus Ohio