Easy Vegetable Soup

Here’s an easy, delicious, healthy soup recipe to try:  Easy Vegetable Soup

Easy Vegetable Soup recipe - from RecipeGirl.com

I’ve been on a mission to make soup once a week– every single week– this winter!  This week I made a very easy vegetable soup- with mostly fresh vegetables inside.  There’s a bit of potato in there, so it turns out to be filling.  I love eating soup for lunch every day!

Easy Vegetable Soup Recipe from RecipeGirl.com

Top it with a little Parmesan cheese, and it’s just perfect.  Make a pot at the beginning of the week and you’ll have an easy lunch to eat every single day of the week!

Easy Vegetable Soup

Yield: 8 servings (1 1/2 cups per serving)

Prep Time:25 minutes

Cook Time:25 minutes

  • 2 medium Yukon Gold potatoes, diced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 large carrots, chopped
  • 2 large celery stalks, thinly sliced
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • One 14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes, with juice
  • 2 medium zucchini, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped fresh green beans
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  1. In a large soup pot, combine the potatoes, onion, carrots, celery and broth over medium-high heat; bring to a boil.  Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until the potatoes are just tender- about 10 minutes.
  2. Add the tomatoes, zucchini, green beans, peas, oregano, salt and pepper.  Continue to simmer until the vegetables are tender- about 10 minutes longer.  Remove the pot from heat.  Top individual servings with 1 tablespoon fresh basil and 1 tablespoon cheese.
  • If you are preparing this recipe as GLUTEN-FREE, just be sure to use a brand of chicken broth that is known to be GF.
  • Nutritional information per serving (servings size 1 1/2 cups):  calories: 132, fat: 2.6g, saturated fat: 2.1g, cholesterol: 9.9mg, sodium: 1404mg, potassium: 976mg, carbohydrates: 22g, fiber: 5.6g, sugars: 6.2g, protein: 7.2g
  • Weight Watchers POINTS:  Freestyle SmartPoints: 2, SmartPoints: 3, PointsPlus: 3, Old Points Program: 2
SOURCE:  RecipeGirl.com (adapted from Weight Watchers One Pot Cookbook)

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  • Melissa wrote:

    Sounds healthy and delicious!

  • Kristine wrote:

    This looks so yummy! I have been looking for a good vegetable soup recipe for lunch times & this looks prefect. Can’t wait to try it!

  • Erin@WellPlated wrote:

    Soups have been my saving grace this winter. Love the parm on top! I need to try that with my next batch.

  • Ellen wrote:

    I do something very similar and often add a cup or two of cooked beans to make it even more hearty.

    • Lori Lange wrote:

      great idea!

  • Liz wrote:

    Nice and easy. Thank you.