You are here: Home » Recipes » Snow Day Vegetable Soup Snow Day Vegetable Soup Recipe by American Profile Yield 8 servings PrintEmail "This recipe has been in the family for years. My husband and I have always believed in a good hearty soup for a cold, snowy day." Ingredients 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter3 celery stalks, chopped1 large white onion, chopped2 green onions, chopped1/2 garlic clove, minced3 large white potatoes, fresh or frozen, diced3 large carrots, diced1 1/2 teaspoons parsley1 1/2 teaspoons thyme1 1/2 teaspoons basil1 or 2 bay leaves Garlic salt3 1/2 quarts chicken broth of water2 1/2 (6-ounce) cans tomato paste1 cup green peas, fresh or frozen1 cup corn, fresh or frozen1 cup green beans, fresh or frozen Instructions Melt butter in a large Dutch oven and add celery, onions, green onions, garlic, potatoes and carrots; saute until slightly tender. Add parsley, thyme, basil, bay leaves and stir to combine. Season with garlic salt. Add chicken broth and tomato paste. Bring to a boil. Add green peas, corn and green beans. Reduce heat to medium low. Simmer 45 minutes to 1 hour. Remove bay leaves. Serve with crackers and garnish with Parmesan cheese if desired. Recipe by Joann Simon, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.