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Recipe: Homemade vegetable soup

Soup season has arrived & we couldn’t be happier.

We love to experiment with flavours but sometimes a classic homemade vegetable soup is unbeatable.

You can get plenty of ingredients for this recipe straight from the garden.

Click here to find out what winter vegetables you can plant in your garden right now.

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 tbsp of butter
  2. 1 onion, chopped
  3. 1 leek, sliced
  4. 2 potatoes, chopped
  5. 2 carrots, chopped
  6. 1 parsnip, chopped
  7. Bunch of celery, chopped
  8. 2 litres of vegetable stock
  9. Salt and pepper to taste

Step 1:

Place the butter in a large pot and place over a medium high heat. When butter is melted and foamy, add the onion, potato, and leek. Fry for 2 minutes, then cover and sweat for 8 minutes.

Step 2:

Add the stock, carrots, parsnip, celery, lower the heat and simmer for about 20 minutes or until the vegetables are tender when you insert a fork.

Step 3:

Season with a little salt and pepper to taste and then either serve as a chunky vegetable broth or blitz with a hand blender to form a silky smooth soup.

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