When we talk about diet and keeping ourselves fit and healthy, the first thing we do is start eating veggies. Eating different kinds of vegetables gives us different important nutrients and also helps us to build a good immunity.
We have already seen the importance of having a good immune system in the pandemic and we never want to lack behind. So, a healthy diet containing a lot of vegetables and other nutritious food is very important.
People have multiple ways to eat healthy food. Some people even find a nice way to eat vegetables with other calorie food because it is not possible for everyone just to keep on eating vegetables the whole day.
But what should the people who are following a fixed diet or want to get fit do in order to get tasty as well as healthy food? So, I am here to tell you about the recipe for making vegetable soup at your home.
Soup is an essential part when we talk about winters and even other seasons because it is light and healthy food. This recipe is very easy and simple and anyone who does not even know how to cook can also try this recipe at their home.
We also need some kitchen equipment. But do not worry, you will not have to go buy new utensils or any other kitchen equipment especially to prepare this delicious soup. It can be made easily by using the normal equipment available in the kitchen within no time.
Types of Equipment used for making vegetable soup:
- Some bowls( bowls of all sizes)
- A set of kitchen knives
- A spatula for mixing
- Basic kitchen cutlery
- Gas stove
This equipment is enough to prepare the delicious vegetable soup at your home. In about 45 mins, the soup will be ready to be served.
Ingredients required for making vegetable soup:
- ¼ cups of olive oil
- 1 diced yellow onion
- 2 diced stalks of celery
- 2 minced cloves of garlic
- 2 small spoons of kosher salt
- ½ small spoon of coarse ground black pepper
- 1 large peeled and diced potato
- 2 sliced carrots
- 1 cup of corn
- 1 cup of chopped green beans
- 1 cup of peas
- 2 diced vine tomatoes
- 4 cups of chicken broth
- 2 cups of V-8 juice
Instructions to be followed for making vegetable soup at home:
- Take a small saucepan and add 1 small spoon of butter into it and also put the diced onion and then saute it over medium heat for about 4 mins. Check the saucepan when the onion is translucent and barely browned and stir it intermittently.
- Now, add the garlic and keep cooking it for about 30 sec and keep stirring it constantly so that it does not burn.
- Then, add the mixture prepared in the saucepan into a large stockpot and also add all the other ingredients into the pot. Wait for it to start boiling and then reduce to a simmer for about 30 mins.
- Now, transfer the soup into the bowls and serve it with some garnish on the top.