Vegetable soup for a crowd


A warm vegetable soup that is easy to cook in large quantities; perfect to feed a crowd.


2 onion (medium sized, chopped)
2 celery (sliced)
  seasoning (salt and pepper to taste)
6 carrot (medium sized, peeled, sliced)
1 sweet potato (peeled and chopped)
4 parsnip (peeled and chopped)
4 c spinach (optional, already washed and cut)
4 c broth (vegetable broth)
2 c milk (evaporated milk)
1 T tarragon
  seasoning (salt and ground black pepper to taste)


  1. Place all vegetables into a large pot. Add the vegetable broth.
  2. Bring mixture to a quick boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for about 30 minutes or until the vegetables are tender. Remove from heat.
  3. Puree the soup in a blender until smooth and return to the pot. Add the evaporated milk, dried tarragon and heat.
  4. Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately.


Handy dish for a potluck dinner. Serve with croutons or accompany with crusty bread for a filling and comforting light meal.

12 servings
Preparation time
Cooking time
Total time
1 hour, 5 minutes