See also: More homemade vegetable soup recipes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 large onion, chopped
- 2 ribs celery, chopped
- 2 carrots, sliced
- 2 cups mixed chopped vegetables (try cauliflower, zucchini, green beans)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon thyme
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- 1 bay leaf
- 8 cups water and 3 cubes of vegetable bouillon OR 8 cups vegetable broth
- 1 14 ounce can tomatoes
Add salt, thyme and oregano, stirring to coat the vegetables well.
Add bay leaf, water or vegetable broth and bring to a simmer. If using bouillon cubes, add and stir to make sure they dissolve.
Add tomatoes, stir, and allow soup to simmer until all the vegetables are cooked, about 8-12 minutes.
Adjust seasonings to taste.
Remove the bay leaf and serve your homemade vegetable soup with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese and some crusty bread or crackers.