This delicious chowder is a great way to use up those vegetables from your garden.  Easy to prepare and perfect with a loaf of crusty bread for a light summertime meal.

Serves: 6
Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Total time: 1 hour


1 cup broccoli, chopped

1 cup carrots, chopped

1 cup cauliflower, chopped

1 small onion, chopped

1 medium zucchini, chopped

1/2 cube butter, melted

1/2 cup flour

4 cups milk,

1 teaspoon pepper, ground

1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes

2 teaspoons garlic salt


  1. Put carrots in saucepan and cover with water.
  2. Bring to a boil and boil for 5 minutes. Add broccoli, cauliflower, and onion and enough water to cover.
  3. Boil 5 more minutes then add zucchini continue cooking for 5 more minutes.
  4. While vegetables are cooking, melt butter in soup pot over medium heat.
  5. Add flour and mix well, brown slightly.
  6. Add milk and whisk until smooth
  7. Turn heat up to medium
  8. Drain vegetables and add to milk, mix well
  9. Add seasonings and cook for an additional 15 minutes.