Farmhouse Vegetable Soup

This vegetable soup is full of goodness, blending cauliflower, carrots, celery, and onions. Perfect for a cold winter’s day. Just serve with some crusty bread and a slice of your favourite cheese.

Farmhouse Vegetable Soup

6 –8 servings
  • Preparation time : 25 minutes
  • Cooking time: 45 minutes

  • Ingredients
  • 2 large onions
  • 1 small cauliflower
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 2 sticks celery
  • 40 g (1½ oz) butter (3 tbsp)
  • 1.2 litres (40 fl oz) good chicken stock (5 cups)
  • 120 ml (4 fl oz) natural yogurt (½ cup)
  • salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • Serve with some crusty bread and a slice of favourite cheese.


  • Method
  • Peel and finely chop the carrots and onions, chop the celery sticks and break the cauliflower into small florets.

  • Now melt the butter in a large heavy-bottomed saucepan.
  • Add the vegetables and stir to coat with the butter.
  • Cook the vegetables over a medium–low heat, stirring occasionally, until they start to soften, about 10 minutes.
  • Add the stock and season with salt and pepper.
  • Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Strain the vegetables, reserving the liquid.
  • Purée the vegetables and return to a clean saucepan.
  • Add the reserved cooking liquid and then stir in the yogurt.
  • Reheat gently but do not let it boil.
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Updated: March 26, 2019

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