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Hearty Vegetable Soup

A healthy, hearty meal that's packed full of vegetables and guaranteed to keep you warm!

Preparation time:15 mins
Cooking time:60 mins


  • 3/4 cup McKenzie's Soup Mix, rinsed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 2 rashers bacon, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 celery stick, chopped
  • 3-4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 litre chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 potatoes, diced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 2 zucchini, sliced
  • 100g silverbeet or spinach, shredded
  • To taste, McKenzie's Australian Natural Sea Salt Grinder
  • To taste, McKenzie's Whole Black Peppercorn Grinder
  • Grated parmesan, for serving


  1. Prepare soup mix according to on-pack preparation instructions and set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a large pot and add onion, bacon, carrots, celery and garlic, cooking until onion is just tender.
  3. Pour in the stock, water, Soup Mix, potatoes and herbs. Bring to the boil and simmer for approximately 45 minutes.
  4. Add zucchini and silverbeet and cook for a further 5 minutes until vegetables are tender. Season to taste and serve with parmesan.

Recipe provided by McKenzies Australia: https://www.mckenziesfoods.com.au/recipe/hearty-vegetable-soup/