Mealtime Mama: Garden Vegetable Soup


Now that the weather’s getting colder, a big bowl of homemade vegetable soup sounds GOOD.

Our Mealtime Mama sponsor My Brother’s Salsa cooked up this recipe:

Garden Vegetable Soup

4 tbsp Olive Oil

1 cup celery, diced

Mealtime Mama, My Brother's Salsa½ cup yellow onion, diced

1 tsp minced garlic

3 small zucchini, sliced into bite-sized pieces

15 oz. can okra, drained

15 oz.  can yellow corn, drained

28 oz. can petite diced tomatoes

Four 15 oz cans vegetable or chicken broth

3 tbsp lime juice

1 cup My Brother’s Salsa Original—Medium

Salt and freshly ground Pepper to taste


Heat olive oil over medium heat; add onions, garlic; cook until softened; add carrots, potatoes, zucchini, & mushrooms and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally; add broth and increase heat to high;bring to a simmer. Then add corn, okra,  tomatoes, Original Salsa, and salt/pepper; reduce heat to low and cook until veges are tender yet slightly crisp, about 20 minutes (don’t let them get mushy); remove from heat. Serve with crusty bread or corn bread.

Gluten-free note: to ensure this recipe is gluten-free, carefully read the ingredient label on any packaged store-bought items used.

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