HEALTHY EATS

Easy hearty vegetable soup recipe for the cold weather

Perfect for a cold season, this vegetable soup is hearty and will definitely keep your soul on fire.

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•Perfect for a cold season, this vegetable soup is hearty and will definitely keep your soul on fire.

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Perfect for a cold season, this vegetable soup is hearty and will definitely keep your soul on fire.

Ingredients

  • 250g of potato, peeled and chopped into small cubes
  • Cooking oil
  • 1 onion, chopped finely
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 2 sticks of celery, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 1 litre of chicken or vegetable stock
  • 2 bay leaves
  • a couple of sprigs of fresh thyme (or 1 tsp of dried)
  • optional: a pinch of chilli flakes
  • salt and pepper to season
  • fresh chopped parsley

Preparation

Step 1

Using a  large sufuria, add the onions, garlic and celery. And stir fry for a couple of minutes to soften.

Step 2

Add a little stock to avoid sticking then stir in the thyme, Bay leaves (plus chilli flakes if using).

Step 3

Add the potatoes and abit more stock then bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 45 minutes.

Step 4

Blend half of the vegetables if you like a smooth soup, add in salt and pepper and serve.