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5 Tasty And Healthy Soups That Can Be Your Comfort Food During The Winter

During the winter time to protect the body from disease and satiate the vitamins, cook some nutritious soups. The liquid food is a necessary part of healthy eating. We offer you several soup recipes, which will satisfy your tastes and benefit your body.

5 Amazing Soup Recipes For Every Taste

  1. Butternut pumpkin and carrot soup

Pumpkin soup is one of the best winter meals. It is considered a highly nutritionally rich meal and low in calories. Here’s how to make one.

You will need:

  • 1 smaller butternut pumpkin
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 carrots
  • Parsley
  • A pinch of salt and black pepper

Preparation:

Rinse the pumpkin with water. Then, cut it in half, scoop out the seeds with a spoon from the middle of the pumpkin. Next, peel it and cut it into cubes. Put the pumpkin in a pot, and cover it with water. Bring the water to a boil and cook the pumpkin for 15 minutes on medium heat. Once the pumpkin is boiled and soft add the onion, garlic, carrots, and parsley. Cook the blend until the vegetables become tender (around 10-15 minutes).

Next, season the blend with salt and black pepper. Use a hand blender to mix all the ingredients until they combine nicely. You will get nice and thick pumpkin puree.

  1. Creamy broccoli soup

Preparation of broccoli soup is undemanding and relatively fast, but because of its density and creaminess, it can be used even as a main dish. With only 34 calories in 100 grams, this is an ideal meal, full of vitamin C, vitamin A, riboflavin, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, and potassium. Here’s how to make one.

  1. Garlic-Tomato Soup

The unique taste of garlic and tomato will warm you up and protect you from cold and seasonal flu. Here’s how to prepare the garlic-tomato soup.

You will need:

  • 1,5 kg tomatoes
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 sliced onion
  • 2 sliced leeks
  • 2 peeled carrots
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of tomato paste (without sugar)
  • 4 cups water
  • A pinch of oregano, rosemary, and thyme

Preparation:

In a pan add the olive oil and simmer the chopped garlic, finely chopped onions, and the leeks. Then, in it add the chopped tomatoes, tomato paste, water, and the spices. Cook the mixture for twenty minutes at medium heat. Remove from heat and allow it to cool a bit. Mix the soup with a blender until it reaches a thick consistency. Serve while warm with grated parmesan.

  1. Spinach-potato soup

This awesome soup is rich in vitamins A and C as well as beta-carotene. It’s a great meal for anyone who is on diet.

For this recipe you will need:

  • 70 grams washed and chopped spinach
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 100 grams peeled and sliced potatoes
  • 1 sliced onion
  • 250 ml of vegetable stock
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Preparation:

First, add the olive oil in a pan along with the garlic and onion. Simmer the vegetables for 2-3 minutes, until they soften up. Add the vegetable stock and bring it to a boil then add the potatoes and cook the mixture for 10 minutes. In the end, add the spinach and cook for another 2 minutes. Season your soup and blend it with the help of hand blender until it thickens. Pour it into serving bowls and enjoy.

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  1. French onion soup

This is a soup is the queen of soups, a true pearl of French gastronomy. You can’t go wrong if you prepare this soup as an appetizer.

Ingredients:

  • 2 onions
  • 200 grams of Emmental cheese
  • ¼ cup of olive oil
  • 1 cup of white wine
  • 4 Bouillon cubes
  • 1 chopped garlic clove
  • Salt and ground black pepper

Preparation:

First, we add the olive oil in a frying pan. In the pan, we add the onion garlic and the bay leaf. Simmer these ingredients until they get nice goldish color. Then, we add the white wine, bouillon cubes (beef stock cubes), salt and black pepper. Mix all ingredients with a spoon, so that the stock cubes dissolved nicely. Remove the bay leaf from the soup and serve the soup. In each serving bowl place a piece of cheese on top of it. Enjoy!

Reference: 8 of the best soups that’ll give you a little taste of comfort
Spinach and potato soup

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