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Easy Vegetable Soup

What’s better for a winter meal than soup?  To me, it doesn’t have to be winter to enjoy a good bowl of soup.  In fact, we enjoy it year-round!  My vegetable soup is easy to make and is quite tasty. 

Easy Vegetable Soup by virginiasweetpea

I can’t believe that it’s taken me 20 years of cooking on my own to finally make a pot of vegetable soup. 

When Mr. SP’s vegetarian sister visited a few weeks ago, I concocted a vegetable soup that was enjoyed by all, even the meat-eaters. 

Since then, I’ve made vegetable soup four more times.  There are only healthy ingredients in my vegetable soup, making it a good-for-you recipe.

Boy do we enjoy this!

Note that the version below contains corn.  This soup is very versatile and can be made with vegetables that you have on-hand.

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With or without corn, it’s good.  It also would be good with peas or lima beans.

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Easy Vegetable Soup

Easy Vegetable Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 celery ribs, diced
  • 3 carrots, diced
  • 3 potatoes cut into small cubes
  • 1 15.25 can of corn
  • 28 oz can chopped tomatoes
  • 32 oz box of vegetable, chicken, or beef broth
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp Italian herbs
  • 1 tsp sugar

Instructions

  • Saute onion, carrot, and celery in 1-2 T of EVOO until tender.
  • Add chopped potatoes, tomatoes, broth, and seasonings.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for approximately 45 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
  • Adjust seasoning by adding more salt or pepper to taste.
  • Homemade-Vegetable-Soup

    Mr. SP would probably like this more if it contained chunks of beef or chicken, but he agrees that my meat-free version is really good!

    Easy-Vegetable-Soup

    If you are looking for a healthy and easy soup, I invite you to give this a try.

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