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mertzie's tomato veggie power soup

Recipe by
Michelle Koletar/Mertz
Harrisburg, PA

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!

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For mertzie's tomato veggie power soup

  • 1
  • 2
  • 1
    celery stalk
  • 2
  • 1
    yellow squash
  • 2
    garlic cloves, sliced
  • 28 oz can
    plum tomatoes
  • 14.5 oz can
    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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