Tomato Vegetable Soup

    40 minutes

    A quick but filling tomato-based vegetable soup. I use any combination of fresh and other vegetables I have.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 2 cups (500ml) chicken stock
    • 325ml tomato juice
    • 1 cup (250ml) water
    • 1 large potato, diced
    • 2 carrots, sliced
    • 2 stalks celery, diced
    • 1 tin (400g) chopped tomatoes
    • 1 cup fresh green beans, chopped
    • 1 cup corn
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
    • Cajun seasoning to taste (optional)

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. In a large stock pot, combine all ingredients. Bring to the boil and simmer for 30 minutes or until all vegetables are tender.


    If you don't have Cajun seasoning, just use a pinch each of paprika, chilli powder, oregano and parsley. Or use whichever dried herbs and spices you prefer.

    Make it vegetarian

    Substitute vegetable stock for the chicken stock.

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    FANTASTIC!! Don't make the initial mistake that I did when I first read the recipe and assume that it's going to boring. This made the perfect veggie soup and got rave, I mean RAVE, reviews! I did add some frozen green beans and corn, used only beef broth and no water and simmered it for a little longer to let the flavors mesh, but that's all I changed. Very good...You should try it. You will be surprised.  -  22 Nov 2005  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    Very easy, quick, and tasty soup. I made a lot of changes,but I'm giving it 5 stars for the proportions and idea of using V8 as a base. I sauteed an onion, some celery, carrots and garlic in olive oil, then added the liquids as stated. I added two diced potatoes, a can of corn, some green beans, a can of diced tomatoes, and seasonings (salt, pepper, Italian seasoning.) This soup couldn't be easier and gets rave reviews every time.  -  05 Oct 2007  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    I LOVE this soup! I've made it a number of times and it's always so satisfying. I use 2 cups of chicken broth, use a 28 oz can of tomatoes, omit celery (don't like) and use frozen corn and green beens as well as the fresh carrots. Sometimes I also saute a large onion in the bottom of the pot and then add everything else. I also use the Spicy V8. The creole seasoning really makes it - but I also add at least 1/2 tsp. of cayenne pepper for some kick. If you love your veggies, then you will LOVE this soup!!! Thanks!!  -  14 Jul 2006  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)