Soups are always the best when you are looking for something healthy as well as tasty, which will make you satisfactorily full at the same time. And their beauty lies in the fact that you can make whatever addition of meat, vegetables, eggs, spices and herbs as per your own choice. You will find more number of great recipes at https://www.facebook.com/lovelycorral. Here we will see some yummy and easy-to-make healthy soup recipes.
This minestrone soup can be made in no time and is a perfect quick lunch, offering you the required energy and nutrition.
Take water in a pot and add tomatoes. Bring the broth to a boil. Add spaghetti and cook for 7 minutes or till done. Just before it is ready, add vegetables and bring again to boil. Simmer for 2 minutes till all the ingredients get cooked.
Serve in bowls drizzled with oil and pesto, and sprinkled with parmesan.
Chickpea, Red Lentil and Chili Soup
This filling low-fat soup will make you feel good when you will have a warm bowlful of it.
In a large saucepan, dry-fry chili flakes and cumin seeds for a minute or till they start hopping around in the pan, and give out strong aromas. Add oil and onion, and cook for 5 minutes. Stir in lentils, tomatoes and water, and bring to a boil. Simmer for 15 minutes till the lentils become soft.
Whizz the soup using a stick blender or a food processor, till it makes a rough puree. Pour again into the pan and add chickpeas. Heat on low flame, season well and add coriander. Finish with a blob of yogurt and coriander leaves.
Honeyed Carrot Soup
This rich warming soup is good for anyone, but kids love it particularly.
Melt butter in a big saucepan over medium flame. Add leeks and cook for 3 minutes or till it starts to soften. Add honey, carrots, chili (optional) and bay leaf, and cook for 2 minutes.
Pour in water and bring to a boil, and then simmer for half an hour. Blend the soup in batches and return to a clean pan. Then season to taste. At the time of serving, bring again to a simmer and then ladle into mugs. Add a swirl of yogurt or sour cream and serve with bacon butties or garlic bread.
Thai Mushroom and Chicken Broth
Thais are wonderful soup-makers and whenever your taste buds will long for a Thai meal, you can make this super-easy soup to please yourself.
Take water in a saucepan and add curry paste, sugar, lime juice, fish sauce and most of the lime zest. Bring to a boil and then add mushrooms and white parts of the spring onion. Cover the pan and simmer for 2 minutes.
Add chicken and most of the greens of spring onion. Heat gently. Serve ladled into bowls and dusted with rest of the lime zest. At the time of serving, serve extra lime juice, fish sauce and sugar on sides, so as to let everyone add them as per their own taste.
Hot and Sour Prawns Broth
This wholesome soup is a super-easy to make and is a wonderful start of a Chinese meal.
Take water in a saucepan and add vinegar, soy sauce, ginger, spring onions and chilies. Add sugar, starting with one tablespoon and gradually adding as per the sweetness you desire. Bring to a simmer. Cook for a minute. Then add prawns and heat through. Serve in small bowls.
Try these easy-to-make, healthy and delicious soups when you are tired or bored of making something big. They will fill you with energy and bring you back in a mood!