Slow Cooker Vegetarian Vegetable Soup


This is my third slow cooker recipe in the past few days. My slow cooker is getting a workout while we are getting ready for Thanksgiving and Christmas. I have lots of errands to run and the kids have tons of concert, recitals, classes, and parties to attend so I am constantly in my car. I need to use my slow cooker so that when we get home I know there is something hot to feed everyone (in shifts if we need to).

I had this soup going and bread in the bread-maker so that when my son finished his Latin class he could have dinner.  We would not be able to eat for another hour or so but everyone had a delicious hot meal.

Verdict:

My son was NOT pleased with the soup. He is not a fan of broth based soups, garbanzo beans, and vegetarian food in general. He informed me of these things as he was telling me that the soup had a good flavor, the bread was great for dipping, and it was very filling. Well, at least I got a few things right!

This soup was so easy to make the hardest part was opening the bags, bottles, and cans to pour the ingredients into the slow cooker.

  • Servings: 6-8
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients:

  • 1 (28 oz) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 (16 oz) bag frozen mixed vegetables – carrots, corn, green beans, and lima beans
  • 2 (16 oz) cans garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced thinly
  • 2 large carrots, sliced thinly
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 tablespoons dried basil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt and black pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Add all ingredients to slow cooker. Cook on low 6 to 8 hours. Stir well before serving.
  2. Add parsley, fresh basil or other toppings as desired when serving.

14 Comments Add yours

  1. wboyack says:

    Reblogged this on Resigning as the General Manager of the Universe and commented:
    Looks good! I may need to give this a try!

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    1. koolaidmoms says:

      Thank you!

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  2. syl65 says:

    This is perfect for these cold fall days. Garbanzo beans are actually good 😀

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  3. mistimaan says:

    Looks yum and tasty 🙂

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    1. koolaidmoms says:

      Thank you!

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  4. A lovely recipe for soup, Marci.

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    1. koolaidmoms says:

      Thank you so much.

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  5. seemajha24 says:

    The soup looks amazingly delicious! Will have to make it for sure:)

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    1. koolaidmoms says:

      Thank you so very much!

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  6. nancyruth says:

    Sounds good to me. I would have to have a side of meet for Hubby. Or maybe lots of fresh bed with butter and cheese. Frozen mixed vegetables are often my secret saving ingredient!

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    1. koolaidmoms says:

      My son is right there with your husband.

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  7. This sounds pretty easy to make and it looks good, too. I’ve been talking about looking for a soup to make in my slow cooker. What size slow cooker did you use?

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    1. koolaidmoms says:

      I have a 6qt. slow cooker. It was about 2/3 to 3/4 full.

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      1. I kind of figured that it was that size. Thanks.

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