You are here: Home » Recipes » Southwestern Vegetable Soup Southwestern Vegetable Soup Recipe by Relish ContributorKitchen Tested Yield servings This low-fat tomato-based soup is an easy vegetarian favorite. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 cup chopped onion1 teaspoon minced garlic2 cups sliced peeled carrots1 pound red potatoes, peeled and cut into small chunks2 (14 1/2-ounce) cans vegetable broth1 (15-ounce) can no-salt-added tomato sauce1 1/2 cups mild salsa2 teaspoons dried oregano2 teaspoons ground cumin1 (10-ounce) package frozen corn1/2 cup sliced green onions1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese Instructions In a large pot coated with nonstick cooking spray, saute onion and garlic until tender over medium heat, 3 to 5 minutes. Add carrots, potatoes, vegetable broth, tomato sauce, salsa, oregano, cumin and corn. Bring mixture to a boil, lower heat, and simmer 20 minutes, or until carrots and potatoes are tender. When serving, sprinkle each bowl with green onions and Monterey Jack.