Vegetable Soup - Irish Style

Vegetable Soup - Irish Style


"A thick vegetarian soup made from a selection of fresh vegetables. Suitable for any time of the year but designed for an Irish winter!"


30 m servings 198 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 198 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 45.2g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 5 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 118 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the carrots, potatoes, parsnip, turnip, leek and onion into a large saucepan. Fill with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil and cook until the vegetables are tender. Drain off water and puree vegetables in a blender or using a stick blender.
  2. Return the puree to the saucepan and stir in water to reach your desired thickness. Heat to a simmer and season with salt and pepper. Serve and enjoy.
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  1. 33 Ratings


Although this recipe is a nice soup it is not traditional irish veg soup. In Ireland we never would blend any part of traditional vegetable soup, we cut the veg up to desired size before adding....

I hate being the first reviewer, but here goes nothing. This has a good flavor to it in spite of the lack of seasoning. I had never used parsnips, turnips, or leeks before but I would use them...

Excellent soup:) - the changes I made were that I added red lentils, barley, split peas, garlic, and used chicken stock instead of water. Also I only part pureed so that it was creamy but still...

Why would you thorow out hte water the veg cooked in? and then add fresh water with no flavour This has all the vegetable vitamins you boiled out

Just got back from a trip to Ireland and this didnt taste anything like the soup I had several times while there. The color and texture was right, but this seems like an unfinished recipe. I s...

I loved this recipe! Just got back from Ireland and it tasted exactly like the soup we had there. Instead of water, I used chicken broth and I also added a little (maybe 1/4 cup) of cream. Se...

Made this for Thanksgiving this year. I used kosher salt, omitted the pepper, added garlic and only pureed have the soup for an even mixture of chunky and smooth. Got great reviews. When I reh...

I left out the potato flakes and added some barley instead. I also only half pureed so some of the veggies were still there. I thought it was very good though a little lacking in spice. Next tim...

This recipe is pretty good- but I found it didn't exactly match that Irish Soup I had been missing. Instead of some of the veggies in the recipe, I added broccoli, which I found to be the key in...