Vitamix Pizza Soup

Change up the ingredients of this 4-minute soup as easily as you change up your pizza toppings.


  • 1 clove garlic, peeled, chopped
  • 1/2 cup (64 g) chopped onion
  • 4 (40 g) mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 cup (75 g) chopped green pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 slices (16 g) pepperoni
  • 1 1/2 ounce Italian sausage, cooked, drained, broken into small pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups (360 ml) boiling water
  • 3 (369 g) large Roma tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons (45 ml) tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (56 g) grated Mozzarella cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons (10 g) grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Sauté garlic, onion, mushrooms, green pepper, and one Roma tomato in the olive oil until tender.
  2. Mix pepperoni and cooked sausage together in a small bowl. Set aside.
  3. Place water, half of the sautéed vegetable mixture, 2 tomatoes, tomato paste, and seasonings into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  4. Select Variable 1.
  5. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  6. Blend for 1-3 minutes or until heavy steam escapes from the vented lid.
  7. Reduce speed to Variable 2 and remove the lid plug.
  8. Add remaining half of sautéed vegetables, meat mixture, and cheeses through the lid plug opening.
  9. Blend for an additional 5-10 seconds.

This recipe has been written for the C-Series machines with Variable Speed control and Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.