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Farmer's Market Hodge Podge

1 - 2
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
15 min
5 min
10 min
Reap your farmer's market's rewards, and take advantage of seasonal produce. Add your favourite veggies in a large pot and simmer with bay leaves and broth.


Reduced-sodium chicken broth

4¼ cup(s), divided

Cooked green beans

2 cup(s)

Uncooked asparagus

2 cup(s), fresh

Uncooked leek(s)

2 medium, halved lengthwise and chopped (white part only)

Yellow summer squash

1 medium, cubed

Uncooked carrot(s)

1 cup(s), diced

Uncooked red potato(es)

2 medium, new, cubed

Bay leaf

2 leaf/leaves


1 tbsp(s)

Fresh parsley

2 tbsp(s), chopped, fresh

Table salt

1 tsp(s), and ground black pepper


  1. In a large saucepan, combine green beans, asparagus, leeks, yellow squash, carrots, and potatoes.
  2. Add 4 cups of the chicken broth and bay leaves and set pan over high heat. Bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to medium, partially cover and simmer 8 minutes, until vegetables are tender and liquid is reduced.
  4. Dissolve cornstarch in remaining 1/4 cup of chicken broth and add to pan.
  5. Simmer 2 minutes until liquid thickens, stirring occasionally.
  6. Remove from heat, remove bay leaves and stir in parsley.
  7. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.