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Summer Vegetable Soup Recipe

Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen

This summer vegetable soup recipe is perfect for anyone that has fresh vegetables coming out of the garden. Nothing comes close to the flavor of freshly harvested food.


1 Tablespoon butter
1/4 large white onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1 leek, white part chopped and some of the greens sliced
2 carrots, chopped
3 small potatoes, washed and cubed
1 medium zucchini, chopped
1 cup fresh peas
several sprigs of fresh dill
freshly ground pepper

(Serves 2)


In a large saucepan set over medium-high heat, heat butter.

Add the onion, garlic, and leeks and sauté for 5 minutes until tender. Stirring occasionally.

Add 6 cups water and bring to a boil.

Add carrots, potatoes, zucchini, and peas and cook for cook 10 minutes.

Add chopped dill, salt, and pepper.

Allow soup to cook for 5 minutes.

Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.

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