Farmer's market vegetable soup

Contributed by Preston Maring, MD

Farmer's market vegetable soup

Try Market Soup. Most of the ingredients are available at your local farmer's market.

Servings: 4


  • 4 cups of chicken or vegetable stock
  • 2 spring onions, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large potato, chopped
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 cup cauliflower flourets
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper


  1. In a soup pot, sauté chopped spring onions in a little olive oil until soft. 
  2. Add chicken or vegetable stock and bring to a boil. Add potato, carrots, cauliflower, and broccoli florets. Add thyme, oregano, and bay leaf. 
  3. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes until the vegetables are tender. 
  4. Discard the bay leaf and season with salt and pepper. 
  5. Purée some, all or none of the soup.