How to make: easy vegetable soup

Homemade soup can tick the boxes for so many reasons. It’s easy to make, with very little preparation. And it’s a great way to boost your intake of Filling & Healthy vegetables to fill you up and keep you feeling satisfied. Enjoy this versatile soup for lunch, either at home, on the go, at work, or as a light starter option if you’re entertaining.

Whip up a batch of this simple soup for lunch, dinner or a snack in between meals.

It’s simple to make, zero ProPoints values and packed full of Filling & Healthy vegetables.


Easy vegetable soup

Makes 4 servings
ProPoints® value | 0 per serving

Ingredients

  • 1 litre vegetable stock
  • made with 2 stock cubes or 2 heaped tsp bouillon powder
  • 500g chopped vegetables
  • choosing from 3 of the following:
  • onions
  • leeks
  • carrots
  • celery
  • butternut
  • squash
  • broccoli
  • cauliflower
  • red pepper
  • parsnips and mushrooms
  • Pinch salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Chopped fresh herbs, to garnish

Instructions

  • Pour the vegetable stock into a large saucepan. Add all the chopped vegetables. Bring up to the boil, then cover and reduce the heat. Simmer for 20-30 minutes until the vegetables are tender. Test with the point of a sharp knife, to check.

  • Puree the soup with a hand-held stick blender, or transfer to a liquidizer and blend until smooth. Taste the soup, adding salt and pepper to season.

  • Serve each portion sprinkled with chopped fresh herbs and a little more ground black pepper.

Good vegetable combinations:

  • Onion, leeks and mushrooms
  • Leeks, broccoli and celery
  • Onion, red pepper and butternut squash
  • Carrots, onion and celery
  • Cauliflower, onion and leeks
  • Onion, carrots and parsnips

Next Steps

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