Kids and adults can't get enough of this scrumptious and oh so healthy Veggie filled soup! Perfect for a cold day when you are craving something hot and satisfying. It's a tasty way to add in a whole bunch of veggies to your meal. Easy to whip up, easy to devour, and oh so easy to get a good dose of veggies! Better eat up or the Veggie Monsters coming after you!
In a large saucepan, melt butter. Add in onion and cook until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add in garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add in carrots, celery, parsnip, and pepper, cook until tender, stirring often, about 6 to 8 minutes. Add in broccoli, tomatoes, black beans, and tomato sauce, stir to combine with vegetables. Pour in vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Lower to a simmer and cook covered for 20 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Sprinkle each bowl of soup with some cheddar cheese.