- In a large saucepan combine the potatoes and carrots, onion, salt and pepper.
- Add in the 4 cups of water and bring to a boil
- Cover the pan, reduce heat to a simmer
- Simmer for 25 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
- Add in the remaining ingredients and continue to simmer for another 25 minutes
- Stir occasionally
- Remove the Bay leaves before serving the soup