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homemade vegetable soup

Homemade Vegetable Soup

Homemade vegetable soup made with fresh or frozen vegetables. Perfect for any time of the year!

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large yellow onion diced
  • 4 large carrots peeled and diced
  • 4 ribs of celery diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 7 1/4 cups low-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 4 cups diced tomatoes
  • 3 medium potatoes peeled and cut in bite size pieces
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tsp. dried Italian Seasoning
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups green beans cut in bite size pieces
  • 1 1/4 cups corn fresh or frozen
  • 1 cup peas fresh or frozen

Instructions

  1. In a large stockpot over medium heat add the olive oil.
  2. Once the olive oil is hot, add onions, carrots, and celery. Sauté 5 minutes then add garlic and sauté for an additional minute, stirring constantly.
  3. To the pot add in the broth, tomatoes, potatoes, parsley, bay leaves, and Italian seasoning. Stir well. Add in salt and ground pepper to taste.
  4. Bring the contents to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer and add green beans.
  5. Continue to simmer until potatoes are tender, about 20-25 minutes. The potatoes should be fork tender but not falling apart.
  6. Add corn and peas and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.

Recipe Notes

Serve immediately or freeze for later use. Recipe courtesy of Old World Garden Farms