23 Reviews

This is an amazingly good flavoured soup! I used Maggi vegetable broth with onions for the broth that I prepared by dissolving 2 cubes of Maggi Veg broth in 3 cups of water and boiling it till the cubes dissolved completely. The only ingredient I did not have on hand was zucchini, so I had to leave that out. I did not have dried basil on hand, so I used 4-5 small leaves of fresh basil from my garden instead{After all, this is 'Garden vegetable soup';-)]. For the tomato paste, I used 1 small tomato that gave me about 3 tbsps. of paste. This soup was part of our lunch this afternoon and it went very well. I might have it again for dinner;-) Thank you very much for sharing!

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Charishma_Ramchandani October 19, 2003

Very nice soup, and best of all, with a couple of small arepas (thick corn torillas) I figure lunch checked in at about 300 calories. I am still feeling quite full in the middle of the afternoon. I didn't have green beans so I put in some broccoli instead, and I wasn't too precise about measuring anything. Easy and flexible, and surprisingly filling.

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Jenny Sanders February 17, 2004

This was incredible! My father says that it was the best vegetable soup he'd ever had. Mom was blown away that it was so good on the first day!

I didn't use zucchini because there wasn't any available, and I forgot tomato paste. I also didn't use cabbage. I added some red peppers and a ton of potatoes, too! If you cube them really small, they cook fine. So good!

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gorillawarfare February 22, 2011

THIS IS NOT A CANNING RECIPE. You cannot can a roux, you cannot can flour and you certainly cant can a recipe with that much butter. DO NOT CAN THIS.

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C. Gerhart September 20, 2016

I made this tonight because my Mom wanted something a bit more health wise with the porkchops. Absolutly wonderful! I forgot to saute the celery with the onion mix and put it in with the broth insead but it still worked. We didn't have any cabbage on hand but we added some small kidney beans for a fiber boost and upped the onion to about 6 oz but otherwise followed exactly! It turned out wonderful and flavorful. I served it with http://www.recipezaar.com/Real-Southern-Cornbread-51550 Thanks for a simple and delecious soup! :D

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StickyBunz March 14, 2010

I sauteed the vegetables in butter and I couldn't find any zucchini at the supermarket so I skipped it but otherwise followed the recipe exactly with excellent results. Thank you.

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Katanashrp February 26, 2010

I love this soup. I had some leftovers so I through it in the freezer. Took some out the other day and it was still great. Thanks for the recipe.

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Twyla March 07, 2009

I love this recipe. However, I don't think there was enough liquid to qualify it as a soup which is fine because it was still delicious. I added a can of whole kernel corn (drained) and a small red potato cut into small squares. Since I didn't have any celery on hand, I omitted this ingredient. I also skipped the tomato paste as I didn't want to buy a whole can for one tablespoon. The recipe needed a little more salt for my taste. I also added some pepper for a little more kick. I'll definitely make this recipe again. Thanks!

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slgreene77 December 04, 2008

I've been making this soup for awhile and forgot to rate it. I usually use canned tomatoes unless I have tasty homegrown fresh tomatoes. I like it spicier than my family so I add a few dashes of Tobasco to mine and we all add a little parmesan at the end.

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Marne September 29, 2007
Garden Vegetable Soup