Vegetarian Vegetable Alphabet Soup

Vegetarian Vegetable Soup

Serves: 8

Prep time: 50 minutes

Use any vegetables you like for this soup – it doesn’t ever have to taste exactly the same way twice.

Vegetable Soup on America's Table


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 pearl onions, quartered
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1-13.5 ounce can of stewed tomatoes
  • 1 leek, thinly sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, thinly sliced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 turnip, diced
  • 1 parsnip, diced
  • 1 pint cremini mushrooms, quartered
  • ¼ pound green beans, cut into 1” lengths
  • 1 cup peas, fresh or frozen
  • 1 cup lima beans, fresh or frozen
  • 1 zucchini, chopped into one inch pieces and quartered
  • 1 cup cooked alphabet pasta
  • 1 quart vegetable stock
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Saute garlic and onion in olive oil in a large five-quart pot, stirring frequently, until onion is translucent.
  2. Add tomato paste and tomatoes and cook until tomatoes begin to caramelize.
  3. Add carrots and celery.Vegetable Soup on America's Table
  4. Add stock, salt and pepper.
  5. Bring to a boil, then add all the vegetables except zucchini,
  6. Cook on medium heat until vegetables are tender. Add zucchini and pasta.

    Vegetable Soup on America's Table

  7. Simmer two more minutes and serve.

    Vegetable Soup on America's Table

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