Groleau’s Farm Market

Vegetable Soup

Pair Lynn Groleau’s, of Groleau’s Farm Market in Traverse City, recipe for vegetable soup with a big slice of crusty bread.


  • 8 cups vegetable or beef broth
  • 4 cups tomato juice (juice from fresh tomatoes or ready made juice)
  • 1 large onion
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 cups chopped tomato
  • 1 cup celery
  • 2 cups sliced carrots
  • 2 cups sweet corn
  • 2 cups green beans
  • 2 cups peas
  • 2 cups diced potatoes


Combine the first seven ingredients and bring to a boil and then simmer for two hours, add the remaining ingredients and cook for another hour. If soup is too thick add more broth.