Looking for a simple, nutritious, and flavorful vegetarian recipe that can be customized with any veggies you have on hand? Look no further than this Spicy Vegetable Soup from AddM3! Perfect for winter or anytime you crave a savory vegetable broth.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • Your favorite veggies can easily be added
  • Rich in nutrients including vitamin C to give your immune system a boost
  • Packed with comforting spices and flavors


  • Broccoli florets
  • Butternut squash
  • Carrots
  • Frozen green beans
  • Onion
  • Garlic cloves
  • 4 cups of vegetable broth/stock
    For the seasoning mix: cumin powder, paprika powder, turmeric powder, chili flakes (optional), sea salt & fresh cracked pepper


  1. Prepare all vegetables by cutting onion into small pieces. Peel butternut squash leaving seeds alone then cut in half lengthwise before finally turning it into roughly one inch cubes. Cut off broccoli stems.
  2. In a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat , pour some oil . Once heated add chopped onions followed by minced garlic cloves .
  3. Cook until they start turning brown stirring frequently (should take about 4 -5 minutes).
  4. Combine mixed spices(cumin,paprika,turmeric,chili flakes,salt &pepper) Stir well till fragrant.
  5. Gently place cubed butternut squash along with carrots stir together while cooking slightly another couple of minutes.
  6. Spread the vegetable broth/stock over frozen green beans cover wait to simmer as vegetables turn out tender which is usually after twenty minutes approximately.
    7.Lastly add broccoli stems mixing it thoroughly then let cook just about few more minutes till bright green in color creating crisp texture without being too hard.

8.Taste your soup to ensure it is well seasoned based on your preference.

Cooking Time and Temperature Guidelines:

  • Prepare Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes

My Pro-tips:

  1. Use high-quality broth or stock to enrich the soup’s flavor in depth.
  2. Experiment with herbs such as rosemary or thyme for enhanced flavors that suits your taste buds.

Seasoning Suggestions:

  1. Add additional chili flakes if you prefer a hotter soup.
  2. Experiment with fresh herbs like rosemary or thyme for additional depth of flavor.

Recipe Tips:

1.Cut every vegetable uniformly into similar-sized pieces so they cook evenly.
2.Store any leftover in refrigerator up five days .
3.If necessary, add more broth before reheating the soup.

Recommended Tools To Make This Recipe:

  • Large pot/Dutch oven
  • Sharp knife
  • Cutting Board

This recipe for Spicy Vegetable Soup from AddM3 provides an excellent vegetarian yet delicious option featuring tremendous immune boosting vitamin C combined with the beneficial antiviral properties of each serving exploding with organic vegetables and nutritious nourishment while flexible enough to customize according to your preferences!


Q: Are these recipes suitable for vegans?
A: Yes, all the recipes in Wholesome Veggie Delights are vegetarian and most of them are vegan or can be easily adapted to be vegan, without sacrificing flavor or nutrition.

Q: Can I find gluten-free options in this cookbook?
A: Yes, many of the recipes in Wholesome Veggie Delights are naturally gluten-free. For those that contain gluten-containing ingredients like wheat flour, there are often suggestions for substitutions such as using quinoa flour or brown rice flour instead.

Q: Are the ingredients used in these recipes hard to find?
A: Not at all. Most of the ingredients found in Wholesome Veggie Delights are readily available at any grocery store or health food store. For some less common items such as nutritional yeast or tahini, they can also be found online and may even be available at larger supermarkets nowadays.