close up of bowl of vegetable soup

Quick V8 Vegetable Soup

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

A quick vegetable soup ready in under an hour minutes. Perfect for a light summer dinner and leftovers for lunch the following day.


  • 4 cups of water
  • 12 ounce-bottle Spicy V8 Juice or Bloody Mary Mix
  • 1 medium russet potato, cut into bite size chunks
  • 1 small yam. cut into bite size chunks
  • ⅛ teaspoon celery seed
  • ½ head of cabbage
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • ½ medium onion, diced
  • 1 zucchini's, sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a medium stockpot or dutch oven, add the water, V8, and celery seed and bring to a low boil.
  2. Add the potatoes, yams, cabbage. and onion and cook for 15 minutes.
  3. Lower heat to low-medium and add the zucchini and continue cooking for an additional 15 minutes.
  4. Add the broccoli florets and continue cooking for another 5 minutes until the vegetables and potatoes are tender.
  5. Season to taste.


Even better the next day, great make ahead meal.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 266Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 156mgCarbohydrates: 54gFiber: 9gSugar: 10gProtein: 9g

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