Basic Veggie Soup
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Basic Veggie Soup

Submitted by: Vivian L Kaylor

Prep Time: 45 Minutes

Cook Time: 0 Seconds

Servings: 12

This is a basic veggie soup that you can add protien, carbs, fat or spices to as you like and count each as added. I like to make it and then put it in the freezer in indiviual glass containers. My favorite add ins are shrimp, avo and cilantro or green onion with a quarter of a lime squeezed on top. My children love this reciepe. The picture shows chicken, cilantro and avo added.


  • 2 tbs. fresh oregano
  • 2 c. fresh made salsa
  • sea salt to taste
  • 1 c. carrot
  • 12 c. chicken broth
  • 2 c. onion
  • 1 can diced tomatoes, canned
  • 2 c. zucchini
  • 1 canned black beans
  • 3 clove garlic
  • 2 tbs. ground cumin


I make the organic chicken broth ahead and have it in the freezer . To defat the broth let it stand in the frig over night and then spoon the fat off the top the next day. I have made this reciepe with vegetable broth and it is still quite good. I like to add my fat in the form of avocado to this soup, but you could lightly saute the onions and garlic in a little olive oil first and then just add the fat portion to the serving amounts. Place the chicken broth in a large soup pan, add veggies, beans, spices. Simmer for 30 minutes then add the salsa. Taste and add salt as needed. Simmer a few more minutes to let flavors combine, serve or freeze.