Summer Vegetable Soup Recipe

This summer vegetable soup recipe is perfect for anyone that has fresh vegetables coming out of the garden. Nothing comes close to the flavor of freshly harvested food.


1 Tablespoon butter
1/4 large white onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1 leek, white part chopped and some of the greens sliced
2 carrots, chopped
3 small potatoes, washed and cubed
1 medium zucchini, chopped
1 cup fresh peas
several sprigs of fresh dill
freshly ground pepper

(Serves 2)


In a large saucepan set over medium-high heat, heat butter.

Add the onion, garlic, and leeks and sauté for 5 minutes until tender. Stirring occasionally.

Add 6 cups water and bring to a boil.

Add carrots, potatoes, zucchini, and peas and cook for cook 10 minutes.

Add chopped dill, salt, and pepper.

Allow soup to cook for 5 minutes.

Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.