Mixed Vegetable Soup

Mixed Vegetable Soup

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Preparation time: 10 minutes
Slow Cooker Size 3.5L+
Serves: 4
Cooking time: 7 hours on LOW

You can use any vegetables you want in this dish, but for best results, use fresh, seasonal crops.


  • 700g (1 lb) mixed vegetables [e.g. carrots, celery, parsnips, potatoes]
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon dried mixed herbs
  • 3 cups vegetable stock
  • 140 ml (5fl oz) milk or cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cut mixed vegetables into slices, sticks or cubes
  2. Melt butter in skillet
  3. Add onion and stir gently until soft
  4. Add chopped vegetables and fry - 2 to 3 minutes
  5. Transfer vegetables to slow cooker
  6. Set slow cooker control on low
  7. Sprinkle in mixed herbs
  8. Pour in stock [use less liquid for vegetables with a high water content courgette or squash more water for dry vegetables that absorb water beans or potatoes] Note: It is easier to dilute thick soup than to thicken watery soup.
  9. Be certain that contents are no higher than inch from the top of the pot
  10. Cover
  11. Simmer on low for 7 hours
  12. Stir in milk or cream
  13. Replace lid and cook - 30 minutes

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