Vegetables Galore-Basic Soup

Beth M.


I found this recipe more than ten years ago in an issue of Good Housekeeping. It's great for anyone who wants to lose weight, and it's easy to make.


★★★★★ 1 vote

approx. 12-16 servings
10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 5 medium
    carrots,1-inch slices
  • 3 medium
    celery stalks, sliced
  • 3 large
    onions,chopped; or 3 med.leeks; 1-inch slices
  • 1 large
    clove garlic, minced
  • 2 can(s)
    tomatoes in juice, 28 oz. size cans (if poss.low salt)
  • 1 small
    savoy cabbage, small/about 1 1/2 lbs., sliced
  • 2 medium
    parsnips, peeled and cut, 1-inch slices
  • 2 pkg
    fresh baby spinach (5 oz. pkgs.)
  • 1/2 c
    chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 pkg
    low-salt chicken flavoring
  • 1 tsp
    salt, or less if you choose
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper

How to Make Vegetables Galore-Basic Soup


  1. Spray a large soup pot with non-stick cooking spray. Then saute carrots,celery,onions and garlic over medium-high temperature for about five minutes.
  2. Add the tomatoes and their juice,and crush with a large spoon. Then stir in the cabbage, parsnips,spinach, parsley, and flavoring packets and salt and pepper, along with TWELVE CUPS of water.
  3. Stir occasionally while bringing it to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until carrots and parsnips are tender but not soggy; about ten-fifteen minutes.

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About Vegetables Galore-Basic Soup

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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