Many of us are struggling to get to the shops or find the right ingredients at the moment, and this can make cooking a bit of a challenge. So we’re sharing some low-cost, healthy recipes that are quick and easy to make. This delicious, warming soup recipe takes just 25 minutes and is a great boost for your immune system. If you don’t have all the vegetables, you can easily substitute for others.
Antioxidant Vegetable Soup
½ Sweet Potato
1 Large Carrot
1 Onion – lightly fried first
1 large Parsnip
Handful of Red Lentils
Some chopped Red and Yellow Peppers
Vegetable Stock Cube, with 1.5 Litres water
Salt and Pepper
- Lightly fry the onions
- Dice all vegetables
- Mix together vegetables and onions in a large pan
- Add salt and pepper, herbs and stock. Boil for 10 minutes and then leave to simmer for 15 minutes until vegetables are soft.
- Mash vegetables or puree with hand blender.
Thank you to Angela Andrews from our Health and Wellbeing team for providing this recipe from her late Mother-in-Law.