Mixed Vegetable Soup

Mixed Vegetable Soup

This mixed vegetable soup recipe is a great way to use up leftover veggies. Don't be afraid to experiment to tailor it to your personal tastes.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Heat olive oil in a soup pot.
  3. Step 3

    Add onion, carrot, and celery and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Step 4

    Add broccoli or cauliflower, potato, leek (if using), bay leaf, and thyme.
  5. Step 5

    Add enough water to cover vegetables, as well as a generous pinch of salt.
  6. Step 6

    Bring soup to a boil, then cover and reduce heat. Simmer soup for about 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  7. Step 7

    Remove about half of the soup to a large measuring cup or another pot and puree using an immersion blender, or place in a blender or food processor and puree.
  8. Step 8

    Return pureed soup to pot. Add remaining vegetables of your choice and the leafy greens. Cook until greens are tender.
  9. Step 9

    Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve.