Garden Vegetable Soup with Rice

Tasty and nutritious vegetable soup

Our garden vegetable soup with rice recipe could almost qualify as "comfort food".

This is a delicious blend of veggies and herbs that is just a terrific dish to serve. It sort of takes you back to a simpler time, if you know what we mean!

I would almost have to say that if you only try one soup recipe off this entire site try the garden vegetable soup with rice. Once you experience that one we're pretty sure you'll come back and choose a few more to try! This is a great soup!

Garden Vegetable Soup with Rice


3 cups of Imagine "not-chicken vegetable broth"
1 cup of V-8 or your favorite vegetable juice
1 Tbsp. tomato paste
1 cup of sliced carrots
1/2 cup diced red onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup diced zucchini
2 cups of shredded red cabbage
1 pkg. of boil-in-bag brown rice (try Success brand)
3/4 cup of green beans, cut in 1 inch pieces
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. dried basil
1/4 tsp. of dried oregano
1/4 tsp. of cracked black pepper
1/4 tsp. sea salt

How we make it

In a large saucepan or stew pot, saute onion, carrot and garlic
in olive oil, over medium-low heat for about 5 minutes.

Add vegetable broth, V-8, tomato paste, beans, cabbage, basil,
oregano, salt and pepper and bring to a boil. Pour the rice from
the packaged bag into the soup and stir to mix.

Reduce heat to simmer, cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Add in
the zucchini, stir and heat through for another 2 minutes.

Serve hot.

Makes 4 to 6 servings (about 3/4 to 1 cup each)

Calories 104, Calories from Fat 42, Total Fat 4.79g, Saturated Fat 0.67g, Trans Fat 0.0g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 704mg, Potassium 327mg, Total Carbs 13.47g, Dietary Fiber 3.9g, Sugars 4.81g, Protein 2.7g

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