Sally Schneider's French Winter Vegetable Soup

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

From her classic cookbook, "A New Way to Cook." This is a thick and savoury soup. Along with some toast, it makes a satisfying meal on a cold winter day. It begins with water, rather than a broth base, making this an ideal recipe for those trying to reduce their sodium intake.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large heavy saucepan, bring the water, 2 tablespoons of the olive oil, and salt to a boil. Add the vegetables and garlic and simmer, half covered, until the vegetables are very tender, about 30 to 35 minutes. Pepper liberally.
  2. Ladle into bowls and drizzle about 1/2 teaspoon of the remaining olive oil over each serving.