Easy Crock Pot Vegetable Soup

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Delicious Vegetable Soup made from scratch in the Crock Pot is easier than you think! Make this simple veggie soup with just 10 minutes of prep time and 4 hours in the slow cooker! Serve with homemade Texas Toast or garlic bread for a filling and healthy meal!

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I love soup, I could eat it every day (like my Instant Pot Beef Stew, Hibachi Clear Soup, or Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup!). When I was a kid my mom would make huge batches of the absolute best soup in the summer with veggies from the garden. Since we’re all stuck at home right now, I thought it would be a good time to share my own delicious Vegetable Soup recipe with you all!

vegetable soup ingredients

Best vegetables for veggie soup

This recipe is very forgiving and easy to adjust to your own tastes. Here are the veggies you will need:

  • onion
  • celery
  • carrots
  • garlic
  • green beans
  • tomatoes
  • peas
  • carrots
vegetable soup in a large pot with white spoon stirring in herbs

Step by step

  1. To start this soup with lots of flavor, you will sauté chopped onion, celery, and carrots in olive oil.
  2. Then add garlic before transferring all ingredients to the slow cooker along with the remaining ingredients.
  3. Cook on low for 4 hours to let all those flavors blend and you’re ready to enjoy!
vegetable soup in two white bowls on a white plates with slice of bread and butter knife on white table with fresh parsley bunch

Serving suggestions

Wondering what to serve with soup? The soup is delicious on it’s own but I like to serve it with a bit of easy homemade bread, garlic bread, Texas toast, or crusty French bread.


Can I make this on the stovetop?

Yes! Follow steps 1-3 below as written in a large stock pot, then add the broth, tomatoes, parsley, potatoes, bay leaf, and thyme and bring to a boil. reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes before serving.

Can I freeze this soup?

Yes, this freezes very well in an airtight container for up to 4 months. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight and reheat on the stove or in the microwave.

Can I use fresh green beans/peas/corn?

Yes, if you have fresh veggies feel free to use those instead!

How can I change the flavor of the soup?

This is a great recipe to experiment with by adjusting the spices and seasonings. Here are some ideas to try:
Italian seasoning
red pepper flakes
herbs de Provence

Can I add meat to this soup?

Yes! My favorite way to add meat to this vegetable soup is to cook ground beef in the olive oil then remove it to a plate and continue the recipe as written below. Add the meat back in when you add the broth and other ingredients and cook as written.

For more yummy veggie recipes, try my Roasted Peppers (one of my most popular recipes!) or Southern Succotash!

If you try this recipe, please comment and rate it below, I love hearing from you!

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homemade vegetable soup in spoon over white bowl

Easy Vegetable Soup

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


Delicious Vegetable Soup made from scratch is easier than you think! Make this simple veggie soup in less than an hour!


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  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • 5 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 3 celery stalks, chopped
  • 5 tablespoons minced garlic
  • (2) 32 ounce cartons chicken or vegetable stock
  • (2) 14.5 ounce cans diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 3 medium russet potatoes, peeled and diced into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 cups frozen green beans
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add onion, carrots, and celery and sauté for 5 minutes.
  3. Add garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute. Do not let garlic brown.
  4. Add remaining ingredients along with the skillet veggies to your slow cooker.
  5. Cook on low for 4 hours before serving, adjusting seasoning to taste.


To make on stove top follow steps 1-3 above in a large stock pot, then add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes before serving.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: slow cooker
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 246
  • Sugar: 11.8 g
  • Sodium: 371.3 mg
  • Fat: 5.7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 42.2 g
  • Protein: 9.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.4 mg

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