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Get your veges in a delicious way

Here’s a great way to get more veges into your life and use up leftovers at the same time – turn them into delicious soup for lunch or dinner!

The Vitamix does a great job of this, as its super-powerful motor creates a fantastic creamy, silky texture. The speed of the blades turning also heats the soup, as you’ll see in the video.

You could vary this soup with all sorts of leftovers – let your imagination be your guide!

Roast vege soup

Serves 3
Time to make: 5 minutes

3 cups cooked roast veges – potato, pumpkin, carrot, kumara
1 roasted red capsicum
2 cloves roasted garlic (optional)
1 cup chopped fresh or canned tomatoes (I used canned cherry, plus juice)
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
dash chipotle or other chilli sauce
1 cup salt-reduced chicken stock
1 cup hot water
4 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
4 teaspoons chopped fresh coriander, to garnish

Step 1  Add all ingredients into Vitamix jug except coriander. Turn Vitamix on low, increase to high and then switch to maximum power until soup is blended and warmed through – about one minute. Tamper down if necessary.

Step 2 Add coriander and pulse briefly at the end of cooking. Serve garnished with sour cream.
 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVE (3 serves)

Energy 630kJ     Sugars 12g
Protein 5g     Fibre 5g
Total fat 3g     Sodium 50mg
Sat fat 1g     Calcium 70mg
Carbs 35g     Iron 1.5mg

 

 

 

 

 




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