Skip To Content
Get Our Newsletter
JEWISH. INDEPENDENT. NONPROFIT.

Support the Forward

Funded by readers like you DonateSubscribe

Whole-Year Vegetable Soup

A vegetable soup thick with greens, potatoes, carrots and squash is a great recipe for the winter holidays and, really, any time of year.

Related

Parve
Makes 2½ quarts

1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1 cup onions, chopped
2 celery ribs, cut ¼ inch on the diagonal
4 carrots, peeled, sliced ¼ inch crosswise
1½ pound butternut squash, cut in 1-inch cubes
1 pound sweet potato, diced into 1-inch cubes
1 pound white potato, diced diced into 1-inch cubes
1 cup red or yellow peppers, seeded and diced
3 quarts vegetable stock or water
2 tablespoons tomato paste
Salt and pepper to taste
2 medium zucchini, sliced crosswise
2 medium yellow squash, sliced crosswise
2 cups baby spinach leaves, optional
¼ cup flat leaf parsley, minced

1) Heat oil on medium heat; add onion and celery, sauté until just tender. Add carrots, squash, potatoes, peppers and mix well. Add stock or water and bring to a simmer; cover and cook just until vegetables are fork tender. Add tomato sauce, salt and pepper and stir in zucchini and yellow squash slices. Cook 5 minutes. Don’t overcook vegetables if freezing.

2) Taste and adjust seasoning, add a bit of thyme or other favorite herb. Stir in baby spinach if using, garnish with parsley and serve.

Note: Freeze 2 cups soup in a 1 quart zip-top bag. Press out air bubbles; lay flat in the freezer to stack several together.

Joan Kekst lives and cooks in Cleveland.

Engage

  • SHARE YOUR FEEDBACK

  • UPCOMING EVENT

Republish This Story

Please read before republishing

We’re happy to make this story available to republish for free under an Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives Creative Commons license as long as you follow our republishing guidelines, which require that you credit Foward and retain our pixel. See our full guidelines for more information.

To republish, copy the HTML, which includes our tracking pixel, all paragraph styles and hyperlinks, the author byline, and credit to Foward. Have questions? Please email us at help@forward.com.

We don't support Internet Explorer

Please use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge to view this site.