Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

The only way my picky 4 year old will eat her vegetables!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat olive oil in a large soup pot.
  2. Sauté sliced garlic until golden, then add remaining vegetables and sort of"stir fry" it for about 3 minutes.
  3. Add water, bouillon cubes, salt and pepper.
  4. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to med-low.
  5. Simmer for about 20-30 minutes until veggies are very tender.
  6. Remove from heat, add evaporated milk.
  7. Using a hand blender, puree soup until smooth.
  8. Adjust salt and pepper.
  9. Serve with grated cheese and croutons.
  10. Note:You can add whatever vegetables you have on hand to this--spinach, broccoli, cauliflower, asparagus, etc.
  11. For a special soup, boil 1 lb shrimp (in their shells), reserving broth for cooking the soup.
  12. Prepare soup the same way, adding cooked (peeled) shrimp the last minute of cooking (just to heat through).
  13. Reserve 1/4 lb of shrimp for garnish.
Most Helpful

Great soup but still looking for the outstanding zuke soup.

karen in tbay April 02, 2003

Excellent Soup! I did not have the evaporated milk so I used whole milk and we did add some shredded cheddar cheese. Very smooth! I made this for my daughters BF who has trouble swallowing. He loved it and one daughter who hates veggies-ha ha on her, she love it as well. Thanks so much!!! Di

Dib's November 11, 2002

Totally awesome soup. One of my many favorites of yours Canarygirl!!!

Peeps September 23, 2002