Mertzie's Tomato Veggie Power Soup

Michelle Koletar/Mertz


If you have fresh tomatoes, use those, & any veggies from your garden will work. I made this last night on a whim to eat a bit healthier after weekend indulging. Very yummy & nutritious!


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15 Min
35 Min
Stove Top


  • 1
  • 2
  • 1
    celery stalk
  • 2
  • 1
    yellow squash
  • 2
    garlic cloves, sliced
  • 28 oz can(s)
    plum tomatoes
  • 14.5 oz can(s)
    diced tomatoes
  • 32 oz
    vegetable broth
  • Small can
    v8 juice
  • 1 or 2 Tbsp
    smoked spanish paprika
  • ·
    oregano, salt & pepper, oo, rosemary, basil, bay leaf
  • 1 cup
    chopped spinach, kale

How to Make Mertzie's Tomato Veggie Power Soup


  1. Heat a little olive oil in Dutch oven. Add chopped onions, carrots, garlic, & celery to sweat for a few minutes. I also added a dried chili pepper i had. Salt & add smoked paprika & stir.
  2. Pour in vegetable broth, tomatoes, & a little oregano, rosemary, pepper.
  3. When veggies are getting soft & broth is to your liking, add chopped zucchini & squash. Cook about 15 mins.
  4. Turn off heat & add chopped greens & fresh basil. I love fresh ground black pepper & use generously.

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About Mertzie's Tomato Veggie Power Soup

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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