Vegetable Soup

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Vegetable Soup

Slimming Eats Recipe

Serves 4

Extra Easy – syn free per serving

Green – syn free serving

Original – syn free per serving (substitute the potato for butternut squash or swede)

Ingredients

1 onion, chopped finely

2 cloves of garlic, crushed

1 leek, sliced finely

2 sticks of celery, chopped

2 carrots, chopped

300g of potato, peeled and chopped into small cubes

1 litre of chicken stock

2 bay leaves

couple of sprigs of fresh thyme (or 1 tablespoon of dried)

salt and pepper to season

Frylight or Pam spray

 

Method

Spray a large saucepan over a medium heat with some Frylight or Pam spray and add the onions, garlic, leek, carrot, celery and potato.

Cook until slightly softened. Stir in the  thyme and Bay leaves

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Add stock and bring to a boil

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Reduce heat and simmer for  approx 1 hour.

Roughly blend some of the soup with a hand blender, (or half the soup to a traditiona blender)  I like to keep some chunks of vegetables, as it makes a better soup. But you can blend it all if you prefer.

Season with salt and pepper as needed.

Enjoy!!

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The recipe above has been calculated for Slimming World, however for those of you following the Weight Watchers plan or another calorie controlled type diet. Below is the approx nutritional information:

Approx NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

1 serving

Calories

125

Fat

1.1g

Saturated Fat

g

Total Carbohydrate

24.4g

Dietary Fibre

3.8g

Sugars

5.2g

Protein

            3.5g

 

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  • http://twitter.com/feedthebf Peggy Labor

    This looks beautiful and delicious!

  • Anonymous

    Hi,soup was lovely thank you how do I print the recipes now? I used to just copy them on to a word doc but this page wont let me.
    Thanks
    Liz

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jenny-Robinson/1577028410 Jenny Robinson

    made this soup for lunch using butternut squash, really quite good, my toddler liked it as well.  will puree rest and freeze into portions. now for dinner creamy pork casserole to use up left over squash.
    have planned dinners and lunches for the next 7 days. tommorrow is chicken and spinach curry.