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Easy Veggie Soup

This easy veggie soup is an essential in the winter for my husband and I. It’s such a great, versatile soup to have on hand because if you are missing something, you can always replace it with whatever you have on hand. 

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Easy Veggie Soup Ingredients

Like I said in the beginning, it is so easy to change out veggies and try some new ones in this recipe. The last time I made it, I didn’t have enough green beans so I added peas. Have fun with this! Try new flavors. Here is what I usually put in my soup:

  • Onion
  • Carrots
  • Green Beans
  • Potatoes
  • Celery
  • Peas
  • Garlic
  • Cannellini Beans
  • Veggie Broth
  • Tomato Sauce
  • Italian Seasoning
  • A little sugar, salt & pepper
  • Olive Oil 
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Veggie Soup Change Ups and Brands I Like

If you are missing any of the veggies, you can just leave it out altogether or replace it with something else you have. Try sweet potatoes, kale, tomatoes, brussel sprouts, any type of squash, broccoli or even mushrooms. You can also use different types of beans as well. Try any type of white bean or even try darker beans like black beans and kidney beans. Tell me what substitutions you ended up making in the comments!

As for brands I like, I love Pacific Foods low-sodium veggie broth. I make my own italian seasoning, but I love Frontier and Simply Organic brands for all my spices. 

Feel free to make your own tomato sauce and use it in this recipe. Store bought will work just fine as well. 

Veggie Soup Directions

Start by prepping all your veggies. Have everything chopped! Then preheat a big soup pot on the stove top. Put a little olive oil and then add in onion and garlic. Saute for several minutes until onions are translucent. 

Then add in the harder vegetables; carrots, celery and green beans. Saute for a few minutes and then add your veggie broth. Bring it to a boil and add in potatoes. Let simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. 

Finally add in the beans, tomato sauce, sugar, seasoning, salt and pepper. Simmer another 5 minutes and taste. Enjoy! 

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What to Eat with Veggie Soup

If you want soup and salad, try my Kale Salad. For a sandwich with your soup, I love grilled cheese and you can even put pesto on the grilled cheese to make it fancier and even more delicious.

For a good side bread, try my dairy free naan and brush some garlic butter on top! 

You can also make ratatouille or stuffed mushrooms for some more plant based side dishes to have a lovely vegetarian dinner party!

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Easy Veggie Soup

With Love, Melissa
This super easy soup is a great winter time staple and easily adapted.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Servings 6


  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 4 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 1 Small Onion, chopped
  • 4-5 Large Carrots, chopped
  • 1 Cup Green Beans, chopped
  • 3 Stalks Celery, chopped
  • 3-4 Yellow Potatoes, diced
  • 6 Cups Veggie Broth
  • 2 Cans Cannellini Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 Cups Tomato Sauce
  • 1 Tsp Sugar
  • 1-2 Tsp Italian Seasoning, to taste
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste


  • In a large soup pot, add olive oil and put on medium low heat. Add in onion and garlic. Saute for about 5 minutes until the onions are translucent.
  • Add carrots, green beans and celery with a splash of veggie broth. Saute for about 5 minutes.
  • Add in the rest of the veggie broth and bring to a boil. Add in potatoes. Put heat down to low and simmer, covered for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Add in beans, tomato sauce, sugar, italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Simmer for another 5 to 10 minutes. Check to see that potatoes are tender. Enjoy!
Keyword Vegan, Vegetarian

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