See also: More homemade vegetable soup recipes
- 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.
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.