A simple, quick soup recipe made from carrot, celery, and onion with just a hint of tarragon. Makes an excellent first course!
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1 small onion, minced
- 1 small carrot, peeled and thinly sliced
- 1 celery rib, thinly sliced
- 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
- 2 cups vegetable broth
- 1/2 cup dry white wine
Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Saute onions until tender, approximately 5 minutes. Slowly stir in carrots, celery, and tarragon, and continue cooking another 5 minutes, or until carrots are tender.
Stir in vegetable broth and wine, and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, and continue cooking 15 minutes longer. Serve hot.