Tag: Red Pepper

Chunk Vegetable soup

CHUNKY VEGETABLE SOUP

This soup is scrumptious. So quick and easy to prepare and doesn’t require a long cooking time.

CHUNKY VEGETABLE SOUP

  • 45 Grams Butter
  • 1 medium Leek (Sliced)
  • 1250 ml Water
  • 1 Vegetable Stock cube (crumbled)
  • 350 grams Broccoli (chopped)
  • 2 medium Carrots (chopped)
  • 3 medium Courgettes (chopped)
  • 1 small Red Pepper (chopped)
  1. Melt butter in large saucepan.
  2. Add Leek and stir over medium heat for about 5 minutes or until leek is soft.
  3. Add water and stock cube and stir over high heat for about 3 minutes until mixture boils.
  4. Add the vegetables – cover and simmer for about 10 minutes or until veges are partially cooked.
This Soup is all vegetables with hardly any cooking time – and the veges are still crunchy. Very nourishing.

If you do not have fresh vegetables – you can use frozen chunchy mixed vegetables.

Quinoa Tabbouleh

QUINOA TABOULEH

Quinoa is a great nutritious salad and a nice change to using Bulghur Wheat.

QUINOA TABOULEH

The secret to cooking Quinoa is to soak it in Hot water for 5 plus minutes. Then rinse in cold water until the water coming from the Quinoa is clear. Now cook as you would rice. 1 cup quinoa will expand to 3 cups when cooked.

  • 250 ml Quinoa (Mix White and Red)
  • 500 ml Water
  • 3 Large Tomatoes (chopped)
  • 250 ml Red Pepper (chopped)
  • 125 ml Green Cucumber (chopped)
  • 125 ml Spring Onions (chopped)
  • 20 ml Cold Pressed Olive Oil
  • 125 ml Fresh Parsley (chopped)
  • 65 ml Fresh Mint (chopped)
  • 1 Medium Avocado (chopped)
  • 1 Medium Lemon (Juiced)
  1. When the Quinoa has absorbed all the water it is ready.
  2. Combine all the ingredients together with the Quinoa.
  3. Garnish with some of the Parsley.
    Can be served hot or cold.
  4. Can be served hot or cold.