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A warm bowl of Homemade Creamy Vegetable Soup.

Homemade Creamy Vegetable Soup


  • Author: Richa
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 5-6 Servings 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Homemade Creamy Vegetable Soup is an insanely delicious, creamy vegetable soup without any cream. Its perfect if you are looking for a vegetarian meal or just something light and easy.


Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • ½ cup chopped Onions
  • ½ cup chopped Celery
  • 1 cup chopped Carrots
  • 1 tablespoon minced Garlic
  • 1 cup chopped Green Beans
  • 1 cup sliced Mushrooms
  • 1 cup Broccoli Florets
  • 1 cup Corn Kernels
  • 1 teaspoon dried Thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried Oregano
  • 3 tablespoons All Purpose Flour
  • 4 cups Whole Milk
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Saute: Heat butter and olive oil in a dutch oven and add onions, celery and carrots. Cook for a few minutes till the onions soften, making sure not to brown them. Add the garlic, beans, mushrooms, broccoli and corn and saute for 2-3 minutes. Mix in the thyme and oregano and add the flour.
  2. Roux: Add the flour along with thyme and oregano and cook the flour with veggies for a minute and a half. Add the whole milk slowly, while stirring continuously. Keep stirring while you bring this to a boil, and then reduce to a simmer.
  3. Simmer and thicken: Add salt and pepper and let everything simmer for 6-7 minutes or till the soup thickens. Add a little broth or more milk to thin it out if its too thick for you. Serve hot.

Notes

  • You can use pre-cut or frozen veggies to make this soup even faster
  • Feel free to add half & half or cream if you prefer, in combination with the milk
  • To make this soup non vegetarian, add some cooked chicken, ham or shrimp towards the end
  • To make this into a meal, you can also add cooked pasta to the soup