Vegetable Soup with Carrot Peels


  • Carrot peels from 1 lb of carrots
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 cups of diced vegetables of your choice (such as potatoes, celery, carrots, leeks, and/or turnips)
  • 6 cups of chicken or vegetable broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh herbs for garnish (such as parsley or thyme)


  1. In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the diced onion and minced garlic, and sauté until they are translucent, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the diced vegetables, carrot peels, and broth. Bring the mixture to a boil and then reduce the heat to a simmer.
  4. Simmer the soup for 15-20 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
  5. Season the soup with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Remove from heat and blend the soup using a hand-held immersion blender or transfer it to a blender.
  7. Garnish with fresh herbs and serve hot.
  8. Enjoy!

Note: You can use any vegetables of your choice and also add more seasonings as per your preference.






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