22 May, 2021
Simple Vegetable Soup
One of the most simple but tasty vegetable soups you can make in 30 minutes. Hardly any prep work, just wait for it to cook and serve with some crusty bread.
Inspiration Behind The Simple Vegetable Soup
Growing up as a child my grandparents were a large part of my life, and always provided that cheeky extra dinner after i had eaten with my parents.
One of the dishes severed often where soups, these ranged from chicken, fish, beef and any other soup you can imagen. So from this i grew to love a nice tasting soup.
So for this reason I wanted to find a super easy soup to be able to make for the family using left over vegetables. Or just vegetables that you might often have in the kitchen as well as being cheap to buy.
Another recipe you might like is our Stuffed Tomatoes and Peppers.
- 3 Medium Onions
- 3 Carrots
- 4 Stick or Celery
- 2 Large Potatoes
- 3 Vegetable Stock Cubes
- 2 tsp salt & 1 tsp Pepper
- Fresh or Dried Parsley
- Fresh or Dried Basil
Cooking Method For Simple Vegetable Soup
- Peel all the Potatoes, Carrots and Onions. The chop them all up including the Celery, these can be cut roughly and don’t need to be neatly sliced or diced. Just try to keep a similar size to each item so they boil evenly.
- Heat up some oil in a large Large Saucepan and fry off the vegetables lightly for 1 or 2 minutes.
- Add in the Parsley, Basil and add approximately 1litre or 1.5 litres of water to cover the vegetables. It should be enough to just cover over all the vegetables. Make sure you don’t add too much water, you might get more soup but you will also loose flavour. Now add the vegetable stock.
- Season the mix with Salt and Pepper and bring to the boil. Once it has started boiled turn down the heat and let it simmer for around 25-30 mins. Or until all the vegetables are soft enough to blend.
- Once cooked, simply add the mix to a food processor of blend in the cooking pot with a hand held blender.
Once blended into a soup, taste and season more according to taste.
- Serve in a bowl and with some crusty bread on the side to dip in to the soup.
Want to Spice it Up?
For those of you that love food a bit spicy i also recommend adding a few chillies whilst cooking. I also like to add some Dark Soy Sauce after its cook and a teaspoon of Siracha sauce.
And if you looking to finish of strong with a sweet pudding check out our simple dessert recipe.