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Creamy vegetable soup served in a bowl with bread on the side

Homemade Creamy Vegetable Soup

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.
4.73 from 11 votes
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Course: Soups
Cuisine: American
Keyword: creamy soup, Healthy, vegetable soup
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6 Portions
Calories: 222kcal
Author: Richa

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  • Heat butter and olive oil in a skillet 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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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

Nutrition

Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 183mg | Potassium: 500mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 4231IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 219mg | Iron: 1mg