Serve this exquisite soup to your family or guests. Tastes like chicken soup but without the chicken. Wonderful for weight loss. Quick and easy to prepare. Make a big batch and serve again the next day.

Imperial Palace Vegetable Soup
Serves 2

1 potato
1 carrot
1 onion
2 teaspoons reduced-salt soy sauce or Braggs
1 teaspoon cashew butter
1 1/4 cups water/vegetable stock
Dash black pepper powder
1 tablespoon parsley
1 drop Mandarin oil

Peel potato (specially if green under skin). Cut carrot and potato into small cubes. Mince onion and parsley.

To a saucepan add water, potato, carrot and onion. Bring to a boil and simmer with lid on for 10 minutes.

In a bowl stir cashew butter and a little soup stock gradually till creamy. To the soup add creamed cashew butter, soy sauce, black pepper and parsley.

Stir in Mandarin oil right before serving.

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