Save on Pinterest

Hearty Mixed Vegetable Soup

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

2 servings

My sister, who worked as a dietitian for years, gave me this recipe. I sometimes double or triple this hearty soup when my family gathers for the holidays. —Lucille Franck, Independence, Iowa
Hearty Mixed Vegetable Soup Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/2 small carrot, grated
  • 1/2 celery rib, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 3/4 teaspoon sugar
  • Dash pepper
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, saute the carrot, celery, green pepper and onion in butter until tender. Set aside 2 tablespoons broth. Add the tomatoes, sugar, pepper and remaining broth to vegetable mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Combine cornstarch and reserved broth until smooth; gradually add to the soup. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until slightly thickened, about 2 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 124 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 642mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.

Recommended Video