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Easy farmhouse vegetable soup recipe

Irish Farmhouse Vegetable Soup

This easy homemade vegetable soup is one of the best veggie soup recipes I've ever tried. It's simple to make, makes for a great lunch and you can feel good knowing that it's really healthy, too.
Course Soup
Cuisine Irish
Keyword Irish, lunch, soup, vegetables
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 10


  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 leek sliced
  • 2 large potatoes chopped
  • 3 large carrots chopped
  • 3 stalks celery chopped
  • 32 oz vegetable stock
  • 1/2 tsp salt or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp pepper to taste


  • Place the butter in a large pot and place over a medium high heat. 
  • Once the butter has melted, add the garlic, onion, potato, and leek. Fry for 2 minutes until aromatic, then cover and sweat for 8 minutes.
  • Add the stock, carrots, celery, lower the heat and simmer for about 20 minutes or until the vegetables are tender when you insert a fork.
  • Season with a salt and pepper to taste 
  • Blitz with a food processor or a hand blender to get a thick, creamy and smooth soup.
  • Serve with a dollop of fresh cream and a sprig of parsley. The soup tastes great accompanied with freshly baked Irish soda bread or Irish brown bread.


Serve this soup with my homemade Irish Brown Bread or unsweetened Irish Soda Bread