Vegetarian Vegetable Soup

Ingredients:

1 bottle (32 oz.) tomato plus vegetable juice
1 can (6 oz.) tomato paste
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1/2 cup frozen chopped onion
2 bags (16 oz. each) mixed vegetables for soup or stew
1 can (14 oz.) vegetable broth
3 cups water
1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar

Directions:

1. Combine all ingredients in the crock. Stir well.

2. Cover and cook on preferred setting:
Low - 8 hours
High - 5 hours

Course: Soups & Stews

Yield: about 4 quarts