Better than Vegetable…Vegetable soup!

so I have never been a fan of vegetable soup and when I say a fan of I mean I could not stand it, and…



so I have never been a fan of vegetable soup and when I say a fan of I mean I could not stand it, and beefy vegetable was worse… I always felt bad because it is probably my moms most favorite soup and since I did not like it she never fixes it(even though I tell her too almost begging her to I can always find something else to eat. She says it makes too much for just her so we just skip it every time.

Until the other night when I was helping mom put back her cookbooks(she is doing a bit of remodeling and so anyway I found a neat cookbook from the Amish country (one of our favorite places to go for day trips)

So inside the first page I looked at had this recipe that intrigued me “cheesy vegetable soup” and thus began our conversation about making it.

Yes we found the recipe in the Amish cookbook but we made it our own so we call ours “Better than Vegetable…Vegetable soup”

Here is what you need


  1. 3 medium potatoes(cubed)
  2. 1 medium onion diced
  3. 1 carrot grated
  4. 1 cup celery diced
  5. 1 medium sized broccoli crown
  6. 1 can of green beans drained
  7. 2 quarts of chicken stock
  8. 2 cans of cream of chicken soup
  9. 1 lb Velveeta cheese sliced into cubes for easier melting
  10. green onions and shredded cheddar for garnish
  11. serve with crackers or cornbread











  1. wash, peel and cube potatoes
  2. peel and dice onion
  3. wash, peel and grate one carrot
  4. wash, dice celery
  5. wash and cut up broccoli(into florets)
  6. drain the can of green beans
  7. place all veggies into a large saucepan
  8. add 2 quarts of chicken stock
  9. add salt and pepper to taste
  10. cook on medium heat bringing soup to a boil
  11. cook for 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender
  12. add the 2 cans of chicken soup stir into soup
  13. add the Velveeta cheese cubes stir into soup
  14. cook over low heat until soup and cheese has melted into the soup
  15. serve immediately with shredded cheese and green onions and saltine crackers or bread



Do you think you will be trying this recipe? Let us know below in the comments we would love to hear what you think of the soup!

Hey this may be a way to get your kiddos to eat their veggies because lets face it everything tastes better with Velveeta cheese 🙂


Happy Evening



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