Hot Water Soup

Serves: 10
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2 quarts water
1 Dutch Oven, 12" deep
1 ladle
crackers, optional


Carefully measure water and pour into a 5 qt. Dutch oven. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes with lid on. Check occasionally and add more water as needed. Remove from heat and serve with crackers. This recipe may be doubled or tripled without distorting the original flavor.

VARIATIONS: Add any or all of the following ingredients to enhance the flavors; chicken, beef, carrots, celery, onions, cabbage, garlic, salt, pepper, rice, noodles, flour, tea bags, or coffee grounds.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 10
Calories from Fat: 0

This Hot Water Soup recipe is from the Cast Iron "Covered Wagon" Cookin' Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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