Farmhouse veg soup

3 of your 5 a day


This wonderful soup will keep you warm and full and can be counted as one of your 5 a day!


Ingredients - Serves 4 Adults

  • 3 medium carrots
  • 1 medium turnip
  • 1 medium parsnip
  • 2 leeks
  • 1 medium onion
  • 8 mushrooms
  • 3 medium tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil
  • 50g / 2 oz. of plain flour
  • 150ml / ¼ pint of semi-skimmed milk
  • 2 vegetable stock cubes dissolved in 1 litre / 1¾ pints of water
  • Salt and pepper to season

Method

  1. Wash, peel and dice carrots, turnips and parsnips
  2. Wash and chop leeks, chop onion and slice mushrooms
  3. Chop the tomatoes
  4. Heat the oil in a large saucepan, and gently fry onion and mushrooms
  5. Add carrots, turnips, parsnips and leeks and fry gently
  6. Stir in the flour to absorb fat, gradually stir in the semi-skimmed milk
  7. Add stock and bring to boil, stirring continuously
  8. Add tomatoes, pepper and a pinch of salt if desired
  9. Cover saucepan and simmer gently for about 45 minutes

Serving Suggestions

Serve with crusty whole meal bread

About this Recipe

This recipe is adapted from 101+ square meals

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Farmhouse veg soup

Serves

4 Adults

4 Adults

Cooking Time

45 Minutes

45 Minutes

Cost

Low

Low

5-a-day

1 Of Your 5 A Day

1 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Measuring Jug(for Liquids), Saucepan, Wooden Spoon

Chopping BoardChopping KnifeMeasuring Jug(for Liquids)SaucepanWooden Spoon
1/4 the recipe contains
Energy
719kj
171kcal
9%
Fat
3.3g
5%
Saturates
0.7g
3%
Sugars
12.7g
14%
Salt
1.6g
27%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (555g)
Energy130Kj 719Kj
31Kcal 171Kcal
Fat0.6g 3.3g
(of which saturates)0.1g 0.7g
Carbohydrate4.6g 25.5g
(of which sugars)2.3g 12.7g
Fibre1.2g 6.9g
Protein1.1g 6.3g
Salt0.3g 1.6g

Recipe rating

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