Soup Recipes > Hauser Broth/Soup

How to make Hauser soup:
A truly curious soup sent in by a reader that might be worth a try! If you have any information on the origins of this recipe we would be interested to know.


We have been contacted by Elaine with some more information on this recipe. She very kindly has sent in the authentic version of this recipe which was shown to her by a co worker. Elaine has told us that the original recipe came from a book by Gaylord Hauser.

Hauser Broth


1 cup finely shredded celery, leaves and all
1 cup finely shredded carrots
1/2 cup shredded spinach
1 tablespoon shredded parsley
1 quart water
1 cup tomato juice
1 teaspoon vegetable salt
pinch of brown sugar or honey
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- Put all the shredded vegetables into the quart of water, cover and cook slowly for about 25 minutes.
- Then add the tomato juice, veg., salt and a pinch of brown sugar or honey.
- Let cook a few more minutes.
- Strain and serve.

Here is the other version we have for this recipe:


2 large carrots, peeled and chopped
1 small onion, peeled and chopped
1 3/4 pints milk
grated nutmeg to taste
seasoning to taste
chopped parsley to garnish
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- Place all the ingredients, except parsley, in a blender and blend until smooth.
- Pour into a saucepan and heat slowly to just below boiling point.
- Add seasoning to taste.
- Served sprinkled with chopped parsley.