Vegetarian Noodle Soup

Vegetarian Noodle Soup

A delicious recipe for a meat-free noodle soup.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or ghee
  • 1 chopped medium onion (optional)
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup sweet potato, diced
  • 1 medium parsnip, diced
  • 1-inch piece ginger, grated
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme, minced
  • 1 sprig parsley, minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Cooked noodles to taste
  • Vegetable broth, 4-6 cups
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat ghee or oil in a large soup pot. Sauté onions, ginger, and celery until onions are transparent.
  2. Add vegetable broth, parsnips, carrot, sweet potatoes, bay leaves, parsley, and thyme. Bring to boil and then lower to medium. Cook for about one hour.
  3. Add salt and pepper. To serve, put one heaping spoon of noodles in bowl and pour soup over the noodles. Serve hot.

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