Green Vegetable Soup Recipe
Green Vegetable Soup Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
This nutritious soup is easily made with produce available all year round. It is light and refreshing, perfect for dinner on a hot summer’s day, or as part of a ‘soup and sandwich’ combo for lunch.
Course: Soup
Cuisine: California
Keyword: easy vegetable soup
Servings: 4
  • 2 cups chopped onion, (1 large onion)
  • 2 cups chopped leeks, white and light green parts only
  • 8 oz. unpeeled potatoes, (2 cups chopped)
  • 3 ¾ cups homemade vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 8 oz. broccoli florets and chopped stems
  • 1 ½ cups frozen peas or fresh peas
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil or unsalted butter, , or a mixture
  • 2-3 Tablespoons freshly chopped parsley
  • ¾ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Sprigs of parsley, , to garnish
  1. Mix together onion, leeks, potatoes, stock and bay leaf in a large soup pot and bring to a boil. Cover, lower to a simmer, and let cook for 10 minutes.
  2. Add the broccoli and peas, cover, return pot to a boil, then lower to a simmer and cook for 10 more minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. Mix in the olive oil or butter, remove from heat, and remove and discard bay leaf. Allow to cool slightly, then blend with a stick immersion blender or transfer to a blender and puree.
  4. Add the parsley and blend so that there are still small flecks of parsley in the soup.
  5. Return soup to saucepan and reheat gently. Add salt and pepper*
  6. Serve into individual bowls and garnish with parsley sprigs.
Recipe Notes

*take into account if your stock is already salted, added salt will be less than ¾ teaspoon.