Do you enjoy soup? Not only is vegetable soup healthy, but it's easy to make and easy to adjust for any occasion or lifestyle.You can follow the recipe exactly, or you can change it to meet your needs, providing you with the food you want
Things You'll Need
- One tablespoon olive oil
- 3-4 cups of chopped vegetables: onions, carrots, zucchini, green beans, mushrooms, parsley etc.
- One teaspoon salt
- One teaspoon thyme
- One teaspoon Oregano
- Eight cups of water
- One can diced tomatoes
- One can of beans
- One source of starch: potatoes or noodles
- Three bouillon cubes
How to Make Vegetable Soup
Prepare the IngredientsChop up any vegetables you're using: carrots, zucchini, onions, mushrooms, green beans and potatoes, parsley etc.
Sauté the vegetablesPut the carrots, onions and green beans in a stock pan with the tablespoon of olive oil and heat it over low heat. Sauté these veggies for 3-4 minutes. Add mushrooms and sauté for about 2 minutes.
Add WaterAdd water, cooking stock or bullion cubes, potatoes and the spices to the mix and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat and cover it and let it boil gently until the potatoes are soft (about 15 minutes). Add parsley before the potatoes are completely done.
Final IngredientsAdd the tomatoes and/or beans and bring it to a boil.
Enjoy!Serve your soup as is, or add crackers or cheese.
Tips & Warnings
- Add the vegetables and seasonings you like the most. If you despise onions, don't put them in. If you're looking for a low-calorie food, you might avoid potatoes. This is your soup, make it the way you want it.
- Photo Credit http://www.marcwellness.com/blog/page/2/
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