How to Make your own Homemade Soup Recipes

➤ by Oma Gerhild Fulson

Create homemade soup recipes using ingredients you probably have right now in your kitchen. Really! It's that simple once you learn how to make soups ... with Oma ... that's me!

Follow along as I show you how to make your own homemade soup recipes ... each one different if you want. Making soups from scratch is a lot easier than you think.

For the full list of ingredients & detailed instructions, see the recipe card at the end of this post. But before you scroll, there’s important & interesting stuff to know right below.

Create homemade soup recipes using ingredients you probably have right now in your kitchen.

Above is a Hearty Vegetable Soup with Sausage as an example. Check the "A bit of this and a bit of that" for other ideas and the "Oma Says" for more homemade soup recipe tips.

A bit of this and a bit of that ...

  • Use any leftover meat to add to the soup instead of the cooked sausages. Ham would also be nice.
  • The thicker you make it with the instant potato flakes, the heartier the soup will be. 
  • If you don't have any broth, use beef bouillon cubes, enough to make up 6 cups of broth.
  • Use a different frozen veggie mix for a different soup. Be creative! Make your own masterpiece! Create your own easy vegetable soup recipes.

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Oma's Homemade Soup Tips ...

  • When you decide you're in need of quick dinner ideas, making you own soup is a great solution.
  • Take a recipe that you've already made and alter it if this is your first time creating your own.
  • Measurements don't need to be exact. Ingredients are easily exchanged. Add different seasonings. Omit what you don't like.
  • For the hearty vegetable soup above, using a hot spicy BBQ sausage really gave this soup ZING! My hubby was flabbergasted at how marvelous this soup tasted. I now know that when I need easy dinner ideas, this easy soup will be a winner. It's a keeper.
  • The idea of just cooking frozen veggies, instant mashed potatoes, and leftover BBQ sausages to make a wonderful quick and hearty soup was the basis for this one.
  • I realized I had some leftover grilled sausages in the fridge. I also had some amazing broth I had cooked some spare ribs in before I had BBQ'd them. So, creativity blossomed and the following has become one of my very easy vegetable soup recipes!

Ready to make this easy Vegetable Soup?

Oma's Hearty Vegetable Soup with Sausage

Create homemade soups using ingredients you probably have right now in your kitchen. It's really simple.

Follow along as I show you how to create your own homemade soup recipes. This time a hearty vegetable soup with sausage.

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

15 minutes

Total Time

30 minutes

Servings:

Makes 10 - 12 servings

Ingredients:

  • 5 pounds frozen California style veggies (carrots, broccoli, cauliflower mix)
  • about 6 cups hot water
  • about 6 cups hearty beef or pork broth
  • instant mashed potato flakes (enough for 3 cups milk)
  • 2 - 4 cooked sausages
  • salt and pepper
  • Montreal Steak Spice (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Into a large soup pot, place the frozen veggies. Add hot water and broth.
  2. Bring to boil, reduce heat to simmer, cover and simmer for about 6 to 10 minutes or until veggies are tender.
  3. Using a potato masher, crush some of the veggies to make a creamier soup.
  4. Stir in sufficient instant mashed potato flakes to make the soup as creamy and thick as you wish. (I used one package that normally is mixed with 3 cups liquid)
  5. Slice cooked sausages and add to soup. 
  6. Season with Montreal Steak Spice, salt and pepper.

Notes/Hints:

  • Use any leftover meat to add to the soup instead of the cooked sausages. Ham would also be nice. 
  • The thicker you make it with the instant potato flakes, the heartier the soup will be.  
  • If you don't have any broth, use beef bouillon cubes, enough to make up 6 cups of broth.
  • Use a different frozen veggie mix for a different soup. Be creative! Make your own masterpiece! Create your own easy vegetable soup recipes.

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Create homemade soup recipes using ingredients you probably have right now in your kitchen ... really ... it's that simple once you learn how to make soups ... with Oma ... that's me!


Ingredients: frozen veggie mix, broth, sausages, seasonings, instant mashed potatoes,

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