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Monday, 22 January 2018

Mixed Vegetable Soup ... so simple !


Here in the UK, it's definitely soup weather, and there are eight different vegetables in this simple to make, comforting, and health-boosting soup.

Ingredients
Serves 12
14g carb per serving

2 tbsp. olive oil
6 cups shredded cabbage
4 cups sliced carrots
3 cups fresh, chopped celery
1 cup fresh, sliced parsnip
8 cups (low-sodium) chicken broth
2 cups chopped zucchini/courgette
1 cup chopped red bell pepper
20 oz. fresh cauliflower florets
2 chopped tomatoes
1/2 tsp ground thyme
2 tbsp. fresh parsley
1 tsp salt, to taste
1/2 tsp black pepper, to taste

Method:
1. In large pan, heat oil over medium. Add cabbage, carrots, celery, and parsnips, and cook, uncovered, 10-15 minutes, stirring frequently.
2. Add broth and bring to boil. Skim any foam from surface.
3. Add zucchini/courgette, pepper, cauliflower, tomatoes, thyme, and parsley. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to boil for 1 minute.
4. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 15-20 minutes, until vegetables are tender.
5. Serve hot.

From a recipe idea here
If you should need help with weight/measurement conversion see here

... now where is my soup spoon !

All the best Jan

36 comments:

Tom said...

,,,a good time of year for soup.

Amy Purdy said...

Yum. I love vegetable soups. There are so many different ways to make one. This recipe sounds very good.

Jan said...

Another must try recipe Jan!!!

Hugs 💮

The Joy of Home with Martha Ellen said...

Yummy looking soup, Jan. Looks very easy and tasty. Have a great week. ♥

Margaret-whiteangel said...

That's soup looks delicious nearly time for lunch - salad wraps here.

Elephant's Child said...

Yum. And it can be changed with the vegetables available or liked as well. I do love a good soup.

Catarina said...

I am making soup this very moment. A vegetable soup a bit different from this appetizing one!
:)

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

My kind of soup. Yummy!

Chris Lally said...

Comfort food is not usually associated with the word "healthy," but this looks so delicious. Thanks for the recipe, Jan!

Conniecrafter said...

It is that weather here too and I do like simple :)

Iris Flavia said...

Soup weather overe here, too! And I finally had/made one yesterday - just with a normal spoon - never knew there is something like a soup spoon!

Valerie-Jael said...

Definitely one of my faves! Hugs, Valerie

Things and Thoughts said...

Your recipes are always great, really Jan! It's soup weather here too!
Thanks for sharing!
Olympia

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I'm going to copy that recipe and will probably make it in a few days. It sounds fabulous!!!

eileeninmd said...

Hello, I could eat soup anytime. This sounds like a yummy recipe.
Enjoy your day and week ahead!

Ygraine said...

Wow..this looks absolutely amazing!!
So warming and appetizing...just the thing for a cold and dreary day like today!
Thank you so much for sharing...:))

Big Hugs.

Haddock said...

We have a lot of celery in the garden and this is what I am going to make.

William Kendall said...

A good mix!

Debbie said...

oh this look and sounds so good, i love the list of ingredients. i am a soup lover, especially in winter!!

only slightly confused said...

We go through a lot of soup this time of year.

Snowbird said...

I seem to be living on soup at the moment.This does look warming.xxx

Betsy Adams said...

YUM..... It's definitely SOUP weather here also --and the healthy veggie soup sounds delicious...

Thanks for sharing.
Hugs,
Betsy

VENTANA DE FOTO said...

La comida caliente es lo mejor ahora para el frío.

Besos

Lowcarb team member said...

VENTANA DE FOTO translation:
Hot food is the best now for the cold.

Kisses

klahanie said...

Here in the UK it's always soup weather! Thanks for this and for that recipe.

Gary

A Cuban In London said...

That soup looks delicious! :-)

Greetings from London.

Breathtaking said...

Hello Jan,:) Thank you for yet another recipe for this nutritious and tasty looking soup. We eat soup every day, summer or winter, here in Portugal.

Sandra Cox said...

This sounds absolutely perfect. Yum.

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Jan,

Your vegetable soup looks so good and the perfect thing for a winter meal.
Here we are eating more salads as the weather has been hot.
Hope you are enjoying your week
Hugs
Carolyn

baili said...

what compelling soup !

thank you for sharing ,it is quite easy and healthy must be tasty .
i love veggie soups

PerthDailyPhoto said...

I think this would be perfect in any weather Jan.. it's pretty warm and humid here at the moment but vegetable soup is always a favourite ✨

Bob Bushell said...

Beautiful soup, I love that Jan.

carol l mckenna said...

Another yummy looking recipe and so comforting for the wintry weather!

Happy Week to you,
A ShutterBug Explores,
aka (A Creative Harbor)

Lisa Isabella Russo said...

Oh that looks delicious and just right for the season...

Magic Love Crow said...

Thank you Jan! Yummy!

Lee said...

I love soup...of all descriptions!