Summer Garden Chowder

How is your garden growing this year?  With the periodic rains and warmth of summer comes abundance in our gardens.  Sure…we eat some. Okay, we eat tons.  We also can a lot of produce and share a lot with friends, family, neighbors…complete strangers….:-)

Here is a great Summer time soup to use up some of your gardens bounty.  Bonus? When it’s massively hot outside…you can put this satisfying soup on the table in under an hour!  And leftovers are a cinch!


Summer Garden Chowder

This delicious soup is a great way to use up those vegetables from your garden. Easy to prepare and perfect with a loaf of crusty bread

for a light summertime meal.

Serves: 6
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Total time: 50 minutes

1 cup broccoli, chopped
1 cup carrots, chopped
1 cup cauliflower, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
1 medium zucchini, chopped
1/2 cube butter, melted
1/2 cup flour
4 cups milk,
1 teaspoon pepper, ground
1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
2 teaspoons garlic salt

1. Put carrots in saucepan and cover with water.
2. Bring to a boil and boil for 5 minutes. Add broccoli, cauliflower, and onion and enough water to cover.
3. Boil 5 more minutes then add zucchini continue cooking for 5 more minutes.
4. While vegetables are cooking, melt butter in soup pot over medium heat.
5. Add flour and mix well, brown slightly.
6. Add milk and whisk until smooth
7. Turn heat up to medium
8. Drain vegetables and add to milk, mix well
9. Add seasonings and cook for an additional 15 minutes.


What’s your favorite soup or chowder to make during the summer?  What’s your favorite bread/roll for dipping??

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