Here is a simple basic vegetable soup that will warm you and fill you up. Of course you can add any other vegetables that you might have on hand but here is the basic recipe.
4 cups of water
1 and 1/2 lbs of frozen mixed vegetables
3 ribs of celery
1 large onion chopped
1 small head of cabbage chopped
1 small rutabega or turnip diced
1 large can of tomatos in juice
1 32 oz container of vegetable stock
*****For vegetable beef soup add beef stock instead of vegetable and 3/4 lb of stewing beef diced.
In a large stock pot add all ingredients bring to a boil - turn heat down and simmer for 1 hour or until all veggies are tender. YUM!