How To Make A Vegetable Soup

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Make a vegetable soup the easy way, full of taste and flavor. We make a butternut squash soup and healthy vegetable soup. Watch the video for a simple step by step guide.

Make a vegetable soup

Vegetable Soup


It’s easy to make a vegetable soup and it’s a popular family favorite that can be easily frozen and used later.

Firstly finely slice the onion and fry in a little oil or butter until soft. Add the stock, carrots, parsnip, celery, lower the heat and simmer for about 20 minutes or until the vegetables are tender when you insert a fork. Season with a little salt and pepper to taste.

This can be enjoyed as a chunky vegetable broth or blended until it’s a smooth creamy soup. Don’t forget to remove the bay leaf before you blend the soup. If you want it thinner add more vegetable stock or water a little bit at a time.

Butternut Squash Soup


Ingredients

  • 2 red onions, 1 garlic clove diced.
  • 6 cups (2.5 pints) of vegetable or chicken broth / 2 dissolved stock cubes.
  • Peel, de-seed and chop: 1 medium butternut squash (2kg), 4 medium carrots, 2 sticks of celery.
  • 1 bay leaf dried or fresh. Remove before blending
  • ½ – fresh red chili,  de-seeded and finely chopped. (Optional)

Directions

Firstly finely slice the onion and fry in a little oil or butter until soft. Add the stock, carrots, butternut squash, celery, lower the heat and simmer for about 20 minutes or until the vegetables are soft. Season with a little salt and pepper to taste and optionally add a bit of heat with some chili. Blend or blitz  until smooth. Garnish with coriander (cilantro) and enjoy. If you want it thinner add more vegetable stock or water a little bit at a time.

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