Either fresh or frozen corn, carrots and green beans will work in this recipe, but onions and celery don’t freeze well because of their high water content, so it’s better to stick with fresh versions.

Escarole is a leafy green in the chicory family, which also includes endive, radicchio and frisée. It holds up great in soups and is less bitter than its cousins, making it a great option for kids. None to be found? Spinach works well in this recipe, too.

What are your favorite and least favorite veggies? Do you think you could ever start to like one that isn’t your fave?