The Hygge-Approved Roasted Root Vegetable Soup

Cold days call for a soup that showcases winter’s bountiful harvest. In-season vegetables such as turnips, carrots, and celery combine for a warm meal.

Add your favourite winter spices to this soup, or create a Winter Spice Seasoning with this recipe.

Roasted Root Vegetable Soupphoto courtesy of VitaMix
Servings Cook Time
6cups 35minutes
Cook Time
Servings: cups
Servings: cups
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. Combine carrot, turnip, onion, celery, jalapeno, garlic, Winter Spice Seasoning, and oil together in a mixing bowl and toss to coat.
  3. Spread out evenly on a foil lined sheet tray and bake 30 to 40 minutes. Once roasted, reserve 1 cup and set aside.
  4. Place stock, remaining roasted vegetables, salt and pepper, ½ can of hominy into the blender container and secure lid.
  5. Select Variable 1 or the Hot Soup program. (If your blender has a soup setting, use that.) Start the machine, slowly increase to its highest speed, blend for 5 minutes 45 seconds or allow machine to complete programmed cycle.
  6. Remove lid and add tomatoes, kale, cilantro, remaining ½ can hominy and 1 cup roasted vegetables to the container. Secure the lid.
  7. Again, select Variable 1 or a similar setting on your blender. Start the machine and blend for an additional 5 seconds to incorporate.
Recipe Notes

Nutrients per serving: 90 calories, 4 g fat (0.5 g saturated fat), 670 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrates.