RECIPE: Vegetable Soup #1

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There are multiple ways of making vegetable soup using a variety of ingredients, hence the title of ‘Vegetable Soup #1’. I will no doubt, in time, list many more versions of this simple but tasty soup. You can make it using any vegetable you like and is a great way of using up any vegetables that are sat in your refrigerator. Here is just one of the ways of making a delicious vegetable soup that serves six people. 

Ingredients for Vegetable Soup

  • 4 sticks of celery
  • 3 large potatoes
  • 2 large carrots
  • 2 onions
  • 1 courgette (zucchini)
  • 1 tin of garden peas
  • 1.5 litres of vegetable stock
  • 2 oz of butter
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Salt and black pepper


How to Make Vegetable Soup

  1. Dice the celery, potatoes, carrots, courgette, and onions.
  2. Heat the oil and butter in a large pan over a medium heat on the hob.
  3. Add the diced vegetables and saute in the pan for approximately ten minutes until they are beginning to soften.
  4. Add the vegetable stock and bring to the boil.
  5. Reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  6. Add the tin of peas and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Cook for a further five minutes. 
  8. Blend the soup using either a food processor or a hand blender to the consistency of your choice. 
  9. Serve into soup bowls with warm crusty bread. 

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