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Homemade Vegetable Soup

After a few days of warm weather, it's cooled off again and today seems like a good day for warm soup. Homemade vegetable soup with cornbread is so satisfying on a cool spring day.

Homemade Vegetable Soup


  • 2 Tbsp oil

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ cup celery, chopped

  • 4 cups broth

  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans diced tomatoes

  • 1 cup carrots, chopped

  • 1 cup potatoes, peeled and chopped

  • 1 cup frozen peas

  • 1 cup frozen corn

  • 1 bay leaf

  • ½ tsp dried thyme or 1 tsp fresh


  • In large saucepan, sauté onion until it starts to brown.

  • Add garlic and celery and sauté for 30 seconds.

  • Pour in broth, diced tomatoes, vegetables and seasonings.

  • Bring to a simmer over high heat, then cover and cook over medium-low heat until vegetables are tender.

  • Remove bay leaf before serving.

Simplified Ingredient List

  • 2 Tbsp oil

  • ¾ cup frozen mirepoix (mix of chopped onion, celery, carrot, and/or peppers)

  • 4 cups broth

  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans diced tomatoes

  • 4 cups fresh or frozen chopped mixed vegetables

  • Season to taste

Give it a try and let me know what you think!

Stay safe and healthy,


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