Looking for healthy and easy soup recipes to bring out serious excitement for your weeknight meals, this season? Our fresh and flavorful, Vegetable soup is not only easy to whip together in less than 20 minutes, but is also loaded with healthy nutrients.
Can you think of any other smart way to maximize your veggie intake this season? Try our simple and delicious Vegetable soup recipe today!
Why would you want to pay $10, for a pint of store bought soup, when you can make a larger quantity and a healthier soup for yourself at home? This vegan curry soup is the perfect answer to warming your wintry cold evenings.Did I tell you , it is so easy to make?
What are the best vegetables to put in a soup?
- Green Peas
- Bell Peppers
- Sweet Corn
- Butternut squash
- Spring Onions
Pretty much any vegetable can be used in making this healthy Vegetable soup. Avoiding watery vegetables like cucumber , water cress, radish etc would ensure less sogginess in your soups.
What spices and herbs go into making this vegetable soup?
- Bay leaf
- Red Chili flakes
- Garam Masala
- Black Pepper powder
The spices above along with fresh and minced ginger and garlic, adds to the flavor of this soup.
What other ingredients were used in this Vegetable Soup?
- Apple Cider Vinegar
They both help as detox agents and keeping the cold and flu at bay, just like ginger and garlic which also have inflammatory properties, making this soup healthy and hearty.
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Do you have to cook the vegetables before putting them in the soup?
Vegetables like Onion and garlic will need to sauteed or at least need a brief sweat in a fat based liquid like ghee or oil, before adding the other ingredients into the soup making process.
Vegetables like carrot, beans, green peas etc can work just fine added directly to the simmering soup and stews.
What can you add to vegetables for flavor?
To infuse your vegetables with flavor and mouth-watering aromas, sauté them in butter or oil (coconut, olive etc) along with garlic and herbs like bay leaves.
Next spice them up with salt, pepper, cinnamon sticks ,red chili flakes, and garam masala. Add in the sliced vegetables along with water or broth and stir yourself a healthy vegetable soup for wintry cold evenings.
How to thicken up Vegetable soup?
- Make a vegetable broth by blending some vegetables and use it as thickener. This is where immersion blenders come in handy!
- Adding oats or barley flour ( 3 tbsp in 1/4 cup water) or corn flour/corn starch
- Making a broth of boiled potato (1-2)
- Adding cream or yogurt
- Blending in bread
- Adding cooked lentils or rice
What can I pair vegetable soup with?
Sop it all up with a warm piece of naan or pair it with some toasted bread if you like.Honestly speaking it is a healthy hearty meal in itself. When you stir a big pot of this soup on the weekend, you can rest assured it will take care of your weekday dinners for the rest of the week. You don’t have rush through crazy traffic with the stress of getting home and starting to cook dinner all over again.
Vegetable Soup Recipe
- Amount Per ServingCalories6977
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 88g 136%
- Saturated Fat 29g 145%
- Sodium 1737mg 73%
- Potassium 34861mg 997%
- Total Carbohydrate 1479g 493%
- Dietary Fiber 185g 740%
- Sugars 111g
- Protein 182g 364%
- Vitamin A 1325%
- Vitamin C 613%
- Calcium 166%
- Iron 339%
* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
Links to my other soup recipes
Ahead, you’ll find soups that utilize all the best flavors of Fall. You’re bound to encounter a few fall soups that speak to your taste buds. And not only can you get creative with what you put in each recipe, but you can also break out your slow cooker or Instant Pot for some of these recipes, making for easy dinner options too.
Creamy Vegetarian Soups
- Chickpea and Spinach Soup
- Broccoli Cheese Soup
- Spinach Cream Soup
- Creamy Carrot Soup
- Homemade Vegetable Soup
Clear Vegetarian Soups/Rasam
- Rasam/Clear Vegetarian Soup
- Watermelon Rasam
- Tomato Rasam
- Radish leaves Rasam
- Cranberry Rasam
- Garlic Rasam
- Lemon Rasam
Soups with Meat
- Chicken Soup for the soul
- Hyderabadi Marag/Mutton Soup
- South Indian Mutton Soup
- Nilgiri Chicken Kurma/Nilgiri Chicken Soup
Enjoy the soup season, trying out the delicious and comforting soup recipes found here.
The Bottom Line
Simmer up one of our homemade soup recipes on a cool day, this season. Write to us about how much you enjoyed the delicious spicy flavors in the comments section below.
You are sure to enjoy this Vegetable Soup recipe. When you can simmer your own delicious potful of soup, at home, why hunt for restaurants that serve them? Nothing as soothing, as a bowl of hot spicy soup in front of your fireplace on a cold wintery evening, served with toasted bread or naan.
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Thank you, so appreciate your kind words!
This recipe sounds great!
Looks just like mom made… but wayyyyy better.
Thank you, that is very kind of you to say that!
I LOVE soups – so happy soup season is here (although we do indulge year-round). This looks delicious!
Thank you, so appreciate your kind words. Give our recipe a try & let us know how it goes 🙂
I love a good veggie soup! Thanks for sharing
You are most welcome. Enjoy!
I love making a big pot of vegetable soup this time of year. I want to try adding garam masala and cinnamon! It sounds amazing.
Absolutely! Thank you! Do give it a try and let us know how it turned out for you. Nothing like adding a little spice to warm you up in cold weather.Enjoy!
This looks delicious and healthy, a great soup for Thanksgiving!
Indeed! Thank you, for your kind words. Do share your feedback, would love to hear it.
Great tips on making vegetable soup!! (thankfully for everyone at our house…my husband does most of the cooking!)
Thank you. You are lucky.Sit back and enjoy the delicious soup 🙂
Yum! Sounds like a great soup option for the winter!
Absolutely healthy & tasty too. Do give it a try!
I love a good soup and using your immersion blender is great. Its an essential kitchen tool for me. The spices look delicious. Thanks for sharing.
You are most welcome. Yes, the immersion blender works perfectly to prepare a big pot of soup saving us time and stress in cleaning up a mess using multiple vessels and a counter top blender. You are so right, all in one go, with an immersion blender. For more such essential gadgets needed in soup making, check out our blog post on some amazing gift ideas for the holidays, if you are into soup making. Here is the link, to click on to be taken directly to our blog post: https://stirringmyspicysoul.com/best-kitchen-appliance-for-making-soup/
Looks hearty… especially with the cold weather approaching! I like soups that are on the filling side!
Thank you. Absolutely with you on that. We are big on soup too, this season.
Looks and sounds very yummy!
Thank you, so appreciate your kind words
I have never been a big fan of soup but find that I am coming around as I get older. This recipe looks really good.
Thank you. That makes me very happy to hear that, do give our recipe a try. I am sure you will love it!
This sounds amazing and delicious! Thank you for the great tips on thickening up veggies soups with oats!
You are most welcome! Happy to share helpful tips. So appreciate your kind words.
Yum! This is the perfect season for new soup recipes and I’ve been wanting to add another vegetable one to my list!
Thank you! This perhaps was the new Vegetable Soup recipe you were waiting for to add to your list. I can vouch for it, for being delicious & perfect for the season.Do give it a try!
Just mad vegetable soup for dinner last night. It is nice that you can use this recipe and whatever veggies you have on hand.
Absolutely! Any vegetable on hand would work for this recipe. I usually try and avoid the watery ones , if I want my soup a little thick, otherwise it would work just fine adding to the nutrient value. Enjoy!
This sounds delicious! And great tips for thickening it up. It never crossed my mind to blend up some of the veggies to help thicken the base!
Thank you, so appreciate your kind words. It is very encouraging to hear from my readers when they find my blog post helpful. Yes, you can always adjust the consistency of your soup and make it thicker, with the tips I listed on my blog post. They are all tried and tested tips 🙂 Enjoy the soup season!
I love making soups for the fall. Adding this vegetable soup to the line up!
Thank you.I am so glad to hear that, please let us know how it turned out for you when you try. Enjoy the soup season, there is more soup recipes coming , so watch out this space 🙂
Vegetable soup sounds like the perfect fall food! Yum!
Thank you. Yup, a healthy and tasty choice for sure.
Yum, looks great for a cold night!!