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Colene's Easy Tomato Vegetable Soup Recipe

Colene's Easy Tomato Vegetable Soup

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"My friend Colene used to serve this to help her family get through some cold Minnesota winters. Though she was a busy mom and career woman, Colene could whip this one up in no time! Try adding macaroni or hamburger for some variety."

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Original recipe makes 4 to 6 servings Change Servings


  1. In a large pot over medium heat combine the tomato juice, water, mixed vegetables, oregano or Italian spices and salt and pepper to taste. Allow to simmer for 30 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 11, 2005

Yummy. I used bloody mary mix instead of the tomato juice and used 4 cups water instead of two. Great ideas for add ins: feta cheese crumbles, parmesan cheese, garbanzo beans, chicken, beef, the possibilities are endless. This was effortless and will definitely make again. Thanks!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 07, 2003

Needs more oregano...

Feb 09, 2004

Tastes excellent and couldn't be easier to make. I added canned mixed beans (chickpeas etc..), garlic Mrs. Dash and dried basil.

Jan 13, 2009

I doubled the recipe for my family of 5 with the intention of having leftovers. My husband isn't a huge tomato fan, so I used 1 can tomato juice and 1 can V8. I also added a few more potatoes to make it a bit chunkier. This soup was fabulous! My super picky 7yo devoured it. It's already been placed in my meal rotation!

Nov 26, 2008

I changed mine slightly....but this is a great base recipe to build on. I don't usually have tomato juice, but I had a carton of organic creamy totmato soup from Trader Joes that I used as my base and I added potatos, fresh cut and steamed carrots and zucchini.

Oct 08, 2008

It's easy...too easy. I don't feel like it counts as cooking. Tastes great with almost no work! I added ground beef just for kicks.

Oct 21, 2009

Very easy,Great base for a good veggie soup.After tasting the recipe as is(except i used fresh veggies) i then made the fallowing changes for our taste's.I added 1 small onion,1 Tbls minced garlic,basil,2 celery stalk's & about 1 1/2 tsp Oregano(total),1 tsp beef soup base, 1/2 tsp celery seed, 2Tbls small ring pasta.1/4 tsp pepper flakes & 1/2 Cup water...because the pasta & fresh veggies soaked up some of the liquid.It was very tasty on a cold rainy Autumn day & with 2 sick kid's at home today it settled in their tummies very nicely :)I will be making this again, Thanks!

Jan 03, 2005

This is an easy, yummy recipe upon which to build a hearty soup. I added some cooked brown rice and diced cooked chicken and it was a complete meal.


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  • Calories
  • 112 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 25.1 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Fiber
  • 5.6 g
  • 22%
  • Protein
  • 5.5 g
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 669 mg
  • 27%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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