Homemade Irish Vegetable Soup Recipe

Homemade Irish vegetable Soup Recipe

Great Tasting and Easy Irish Vegetable Soup Recipe

Homemade Irish vegetable soup is one of those great go to recipes everyone tries when the cold weather starts to fall upon us. 

Packed full of seasonal vegetables a traditional Homemade Irish vegetable soup is both packed full of flavour and it is also a great way to get some vegetable goodness into you.

As the cold weather comes in having a piping hot bowl of vegetable soup is always a good way to warm your body from the inside and is an easy way to make a quick lunch which is healthy too. 

Put it together with a nice homemade brown Irish Soda bread and you have one very tasty meal.

Homemade Irish Vegetable Soup recipe
Vegtable Soup with Irish Soda Bread

How To Make Traditional Irish Vegetable Soup

Making Irish vegetable soup is a great way to use up leftover vegetables, and it’s a healthy and delicious meal for any time of year. This vegetable soup recipe is simple and can be made with any vegetables that you have on hand.

In Ireland having a nice bowl of vegetable soup is something we enjoy very much.  Sometimes its a great way of using up the left over veg in the bottom of the fridge but it is also a great way to make the most of those root vegetable that are in season and abundant.

Making a Homemade Irish Vegetable Soup need not be a chore. No need to cut up the vegetables into exact cubes or even spend a lot of time chopping.

Just chop or slice up your vegetables into roughly the same size then pop them into a pot and swet to give them a bit of colour and flavour and you are good to go.

Soups are so easy to make, and you can make them as easy as you like yet still packed full of flavour. 

Follow the cooking methods of this Irish Vegetable Soup Recipe and create your soup to to your own taste.  If you don’t have fresh vegetable to hand then frozen are just as good too.

Why not try my Traditional Irish Potato Soup Recipe. It’s great to chase away those winter chills.

How can I make vegetable soup taste better?

One way to make vegetable soup taste better is to add herbs and spices. Some good options include thyme, rosemary, parsley, black pepper, and chili powder. You can also add a touch of salt to enhance the flavor.

To add a dept of flavour into your vegetable soup you could roast your ingredients before hand. Roasting your vegetable will really bring out the sweetness in them and add huge amounts of flavour.

What is the secret to making good soup?

The secret to making good soup is to use quality ingredients, and to take the time to cook them properly. If you use fresh, flavorful vegetables, and cook them in a broth or stock, you will end up with a delicious and satisfying soup.

Another key is to let the soup simmer for a while, so that the flavors have a chance to blend together.

I hope you enjoy my Homemade Irish Vegetable Soup Recipe and give it a try. Let me know in the comments what you thought and if you have any questions I will always be happy to answer them.

Homemade Irish Vegetable Soup Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins

Traditional homemade Irish Vegetable Soup packed full of flavour and easy to make.

Course: Soup
Cuisine: Irish
Keyword: home made soup recipe, homemade irish vegetable soup recipe, homemade soup recipe, homemade vegetable soup recipe, traditional vegetable soup recipe, vegetable soup recipe
Servings: 4 People
Calories: 299 kcal
Author: J.J. Sheridan
  • 1 Large White Onion sliced
  • 1 Large Carrot sliced
  • 1 Large Turnip Peeled and Chopped
  • 2 Whole Leek Sliced
  • 2 Whole Celery Sticks
  • 4 Large Potato peel and slice
  • 700 ml Vegetable Stock 24floz
  • 2 tbsp Sated Butter
  • salt and white pepper to season
  1. Melt the butter in a deep pot on a medium heat then add the vegetables keeping the potato back. Cook vegetables stirring regularly without adding colour and onions become translucent

  2. Cook vegetables stirring regularly without adding colour and onions become translucent for approx 5 or 6 minutes.

  3. Add the stock and bring to a boil. Skim off any scum that rises to the top.

  4. Add the sliced potato to the pot and season and continue to cook until all vegetables are cooked through.

  5. Once vegtables are fully cooked blend using a hand blender until smooth.

  6. Bring to a boil again and season to taste.

  7. If you want a cream of vegetable soup add in 100ml of cream

  8. Serve with a couple of sliced of brown bread for a genuine Irish touch and enjoy.

J.J. Sheridan

My Name is JJ Sheridan, born in Cork Ireland but spent most of my childhood in County Tipperary. I've been a Chef for a large number of years and have worked in a number of award winning restaurants. I love using local ingredients whenever possible in my food so that I can showcase the best of Irish.

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