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?
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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?
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%
* 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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