Old-Fashioned Vegetable Soup

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A belly-warming soup your waistline will love.

Homemade vegetable soup just got easy to prepare! It takes no more than ten minutes to incorporate all of the ingredients for this slow cooker vegetable soup. With a tomato broth, and the option of frozen or fresh vegetables added to an all-day slow simmer, a couple of servings of vegetables are served in every dish. Sometimes it’s the simple dishes that are the most satisfying, and you’ll find that’s true with this nourishing Old-Fashioned Vegetable Soup.

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Old-Fashioned Vegetable Soup

Cooked slowly all day, this traditional soup is packed with clean ingredients and tastes great!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Yield 8 people
Serving Size 1.5 cups
Course Dinner, Lunch, Soup
Cuisine Universal
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 1 cup whole-kernel corn fresh or frozen
  • 1 potato large, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 4 carrots sliced into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 cup green beans fresh or frozen, broken into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 sweet onion small, diced
  • 1 stalk celery diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes more or less to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • kosher or sea salt to taste
  • 2 1/2 cups tomato juice optional vegetable juice
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth optional water


  • Add all ingredients to the slow cooker, stir to combine. Cover and cook on low 8-10 hours.


*Tip: For a thicker soup: the last 30 minutes of cooking time, remove 1 cup of soup, stir in 2 tablespoons cornstarch and mash veggies with a fork. Return the mixture to the soup, stir and cook an additional 30 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1.5cups | Calories: 116kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 142mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 4
Keywords Budget-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Slow Cooker, Vegetarian

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  1. I used a tin of butter beans this time,as i realised i had no corn. I also included some mixed brown rice and or my son some meatballs 🙂

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