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Homemade Vegetable Soup Recipe

This Homemade Vegetable Soup recipe is a great way to fill your belly in a nutritious way. It's delicious, hearty and you can make it year-round.
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Course: dinner, lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade vegetable soup, homemade vegetable soup recipe, vegetable soup
Author: Rachel Quenzer


  • 48 oz. chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 3 green zucchini, sliced
  • 2 yellow squash, sliced
  • 3 large carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 1 medium head of broccoli, chopped
  • 2 cups green beans, fresh
  • 1.5 cans Cannelloni beans, lightly drained
  • 8 oz chopped tomatoes (1 can)
  • 2 cups of frozen peas
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 2 tsp. garlic salt
  • 2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1.5 tsp. oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. celery salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil, lightly packed
  • Optional" Parmesan cheese or mozzarella cheese


  • Add olive oil to a large pot or Dutch Oven and heat through.
  • Add onions and cook until they are translucent. Then add the carrots and cook about about two minutes.
  • Add the chicken broth and the Cannelloni beans and then bring to a boil.
  • Reduce to a simmer and add the rest of the vegetables EXCEPT the broccoli and peas.
  • Add the broccoli in about 30 minutes before serving. Continue to simmer.
  • Add the peas in about 15 minutes before serving. Continue to simmer.
  • Serve with additional fresh basil and fresh Parmesan cheese.