Monday 23 March 2015

Vegetable Soup -suitable for 5-2 diet

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Vegetable Soup
A delicious vegetable soup made with courgettes, mushrooms and potato with baby soup pasta.
  • 1 Courgette finely diced
  • 1 Small red onion finely diced
  • 2 Medium Mushrooms finely diced
  • 1 Small potato peeled and diced
  • 6 Medium tomatoes finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fresh ground pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 500 ml Water
  • 30 g Baby Soup pasta

1. In a saucepan add the oil and saute the onions until they turn pink, add the diced courgettes, diced potato, diced mushrooms and saute the mixture for 3-4 minutes.2. Add the water and the tomatoes and simmer the soup for 7-8 minutes until the vegetables are cooked. 3. Transfer half the soup to a blender jug and blend it to a smooth consistency.4.To the remaining soup in the pan add the pasta and simmer the soup for another 5 minutes.5. Transfer the blended soup to the pan with the rest of the soup and season the soup with salt and pepper. Turn off heat and serve the soup hot.
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 2 servings

Suitable for 5-2 diet
This calorie count does not include the bread.

Calories Per Serving

Submitting to:
In my VEG BOX ~Courgettes event by citrusspiceuk and guest hosted by sliceoffme


  1. Mmmm, I can almost taste this soup just from looking at it! A fab recipe I will definitely be trying.

  2. Vegetable soup is a weekend staple in our house. Either I make it fresh or take some from the freezer!

  3. What amazing vegetable soup! :) Just a great recipe

  4. Delicious soup.. love it .

  5. Looks lovely and this baby pasta is super cute! I used to use it for my daughter when she was a baby ;) I'm big fan of soups, could live on them... no need for main course.

  6. That looks thoroughly delicious Nayna. We eat loads of soup, but as we tend to bung in whatever we have to hand, it turns out differently every time.

  7. I keep promising myself that I will make some soup but I get put off because of the work involved. This recipe looks tasty, quick and easy, I guess I'll have to try it some day, I do love courgette.

  8. What a beautiful colour! Soup is my lunch time staple.

  9. oh i just love the look of the colouring of this soup you can see it looks fresh

  10. I have done the 5-2 and this would be perfect, so tasty looking. Thank you for the recipe - we are big soup fans!

  11. Ooh lovely, I really like the addition of the baby pasta too as my kids just love the stuff! This would be so welcome today as it's so chilly here! :)

  12. Vegetable soup is a regular here. I tend to have soup on a lunchtime so make it with what we have in

  13. yum! I forgot how tasty soup can be and this looks delicious, plus healthy too! x

  14. I'm doing the 5:2 and I love vegetable soup so i have bookmarked this. Much nicer than the tinned variety!

  15. delicious looking soup. Simple to make and healthy.

  16. This sounds delicious and whenever there are veggies sitting about in the fridge, they are perfect for making random soups x

  17. I like how simple this is, but it looks and sounds amazing. Great way to get the veggies in.

  18. That looks delicious - am hearing lots of good things about the 5:2 diet

  19. Sounds yummy, I love soup, but by the time I have had lots of crusty bread and butter with it I lose the diet benefits!

  20. I'm on a diet at the moment, this would be perfect for me! xx

  21. vegetable soup is such a classic, I always forget how good it is! x


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