Pair Tassel Ridge Hearty Vegetable Soup with Tassel Ridge 2019 Iowa Nouveau or Iowa Pizzeria & Pasta Too!. The fruit in 2019 Iowa Nouveau pairs well with the tomato in the soup.

Tassel Ridge Hearty Vegetable Soup

Course Soup
Keyword hearty, soup, vegetable
Servings 8 people


  • 2 ½ quarts water
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 6 carrots sliced
  • 6 celery stalks diced
  • 1 46-oz bottle low sodium vegetable juice
  • 4 medium red potatoes diced
  • ½ pkg frozen okra sliced
  • ½ small cabbage chopped
  • 1 14.5-oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 15-oz can garbanzo beans
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup quick barley
  • 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp Tabasco sauce more to taste


  1. Add 1 quart of water to a 10-qt pan and bring to a rolling boil. Add onion and bouillon cubes. Cook while chopping carrots and celery, about 10 minutes. Add carrots, celery, and vegetable juice. Continue cooking while dicing potatoes, slicing okra, and chopping cabbage. Add potatoes, okra, cabbage, tomatoes, beans, corn, and peas.Add remaining 1½ quarts water to pot. Add Worcestershire and Tabasco sauces.Cook until vegetables are almost tender. Add barley and cook 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Serves 8.

Recipe Notes

Wine recommendation—Tassel Ridge Iowa Pizzeria & Pasta Too!®  Iowa Pizzeria & Pasta Too! is a light dry red wine with juicy plum notes made entirely from Sabrevois grapes grown in our Mahaska County vineyards.