Garden Vegetable soup recipe
Fresh from the garden, the tastes of cabbage, carrots, celery, corn, tomatoes and potatoes combine for a chunky vegetable soup to warm your soul.
  • Makes: 6 quarts (12 servings)
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Difficulty Rating: Easy

  • Recipe From: Tennessee Home & Farm


  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1½ cups onions, chopped
  • 2 cups leeks, chopped, white part only (approximately 3 medium leeks)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 4 cups cabbage, chopped
  • 3 cups carrots, peeled and sliced into rounds
  • 3 cups celery, chopped
  • 3 quarts chicken or vegetable stock (homemade broth recipe)
  • 2 (28-ounce) cans petite diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups potatoes, diced
  • 1 (10-ounce) box frozen corn
  • 1½ teaspoons dried thyme
  • 2½ teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

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  1. Heat oil in large pot over medium heat. Sauté onion, leeks and garlic until soft, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add cabbage, carrots and celery, and continue to cook for 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the stock, increase heat to high, and bring to a simmer. Once simmering, add the tomatoes, potatoes and herbs.
  4. Reduce heat to low and simmer 25-30 minutes, or until vegetables are fork-tender.
  5. Add frozen corn, salt and pepper in last 5 minutes of cooking.

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories – 473, Fat – 10.6g, Dietary Fiber – 10.1g, Protein – 48.5g, Calcium – 9%, Iron – 39%, Potassium – 31%

**Nutrition information is calculated using an online calorie calculator. Variations may exist. Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.

Tips & Notes

Feel free to add or substitute other fresh and frozen vegetables of your choosing.


  1. I love a good vegetable soup! Always so satisfying, healthy and cleansing. Thanks for sharing this with Sunday Night Soup Night, look forward to seeing you again soon!

  2. That came from 6 servings for 6 quarts of soup – we’ve adjusted the serving size to 12 and updated the nutrition info. Hope this helps!


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