Grandma’s Garden Fresh Creamy Vegetable Soup

My niece seems to have “inherited” that picky eater quality and now it’s my brother who’s having difficulty making her eat food that’s good for her growing body. Finding a healthy but delicious soup that will cater to their daughter’s taste is a problem that my brother and his wife have been having for so long. So here came “the best sister in the world” to the rescue! I emailed him this simple recipe that I have tried myself.


I guaranteed him that my niece will be a vegetable lover in no time, at least temporarily. I guess it worked because I received a pecan pie from his wife in return.



3 tablespoons Kerrygold unsalted butter

1 cup chopped onion

1 potato, peeled and diced

2 cups water or chicken stock

1 1/2 cups steamed vegetables, i.e. carrots, broccoli, spinach, or peas

Salt and pepper

1/2 cup heavy cream


In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and cook until tender without browning. Stir in diced potato and liquid. Bring to a boil and simmer until potato is tender. Stir in your steamed vegetable of choice and return to a simmer. Puree the soup in batches in a blender and return to saucepan. Season soup with salt and pepper and finish with heavy cream.





Quick Tip: Serve warm with French bread and a salad.