Easy Vegetable Soup Recipe
Homemade Vegetable Soup is hearty and packed with vegetables. A comforting, feel-good soup that tastes so much better than store-bought.
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
- 2 large carrots , chopped
- 1 cup chopped celery
- 28 oz canned diced tomatoes
- 60 oz vegetable broth, low-sodium
- 3 medium potatoes, diced
- 1 cup green beans, chopped
- 3 bay leaves
- 2 tsp salt, or to taste*
- 1 tsp ground black pepper
- 1 cup frozen sweet corn
- 1 cup frozen sweet peas
- 1/2 cup green onions, chopped
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
Preheat a heavy soup pot or dutch oven over medium heat and add 2 Tbsp olive oil. Add chopped onions and carrots and saute for 6-8 minutes, stirring occasionally until golden.
Add celery, canned tomatoes (with juice), broth, potatoes, green beans, bay leaves, salt, and pepper. Bring it to a boil then reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 25 minutes.
Once the vegetables are tender, add corn, sweet peas, green onion, and parsley. Season with salt to taste and simmer for another 5-8 minutes. Remove from heat and serve warm.
Salt measurements can vary depending on the type you are using. Table salt will be closer to 2 tsp while a coarser salt may need 1 Tbsp. Always add salt to taste.