Scrumptious Mediterranean Soup

by | Mar 25, 2023 | International Cuisines | 0 comments

Are you looking for a delicious, hearty soup that’s perfect for any occasion? Then look no further than this Scrumptious Mediterranean Soup. It’s easy to make, packed with flavor, and full of nutrients. Plus, it’s a great way to bring the whole family together!

Growing up, my mom would make this soup when we would have large family gatherings. Everyone would come together and enjoy a meal that was both comforting and delicious. I remember the warmth of the soup and the taste of the herbs and spices that filled the kitchen. I knew that it was a special family moment when we would come together and enjoy this soup.

Now, as an adult, I’m still making this soup and sharing it with my own family and friends. I love how easy it is to make and the way it brings everyone together. I also love experimenting with different herbs and spices to give it a unique flavor. This Scrumptious Mediterranean Soup is sure to become a favorite in your home too!

Tips & Variations:
  • For a vegan version, omit the white beans and use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth.
  • For a more flavorful soup, add 1/2 teaspoon of red pepper flakes or 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper.
  • To add some protein, you can add cooked chickpeas or shredded chicken.
  • For a creamy soup, add 1/2 cup of coconut milk or heavy cream.
  • For a gluten-free version, use quinoa instead of pasta.
A large bowl of Mediterranean soup with a spoon next to it, with a hand reaching in to take a spoonful from the bowl.

Scrumptious Mediterranean Soup

Satisfy your appetite with this scrumptious Mediterranean soup. Perfect for any occasion!
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4


  • Large saucepan, soup ladle, wooden spoon


  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 0.5 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (15.5 ounces) white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1 large zucchini, diced
  • 0.5 cup fresh parsley, chopped


  • Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the onion is softened.
  • Add the oregano, thyme, salt, and pepper and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • Add the vegetable broth, tomatoes, white beans, quinoa, zucchini, and parsley. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes, or until the quinoa is cooked through.
  • Serve the soup hot, garnished with extra parsley, if desired.


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