Simple Healthy Soup Recipes
Simple Soup Recipes
One of the things that we've found to be really good on a
diabetic diet, is homemade soup.
With the advent of the wonderful Covent Garden range of
soups, here in the UK, it's once again "cool" to be seen eating
simple, homely soups!
Here's a quick recipe that I threw together yesterday, but
you can pretty much add in whatever you have in the
fridge. Just make sure to add some pulses and eat with a
slice of toast - as these two together make a whole protein
which is pretty healthy all round.
Vegetable Soup Recipe
- 2 small leeks
- 1 onion
- 2-3 carrots
- 1 tsp bouillon powder (or 1 pint of vegetable
- 2 potatoes
- 1-2 tbsp red lentils (or ready cooked
- 1.5 pints water
- Chop the vegetables into cubes
- Slice and chop the onion
- Fry the onion for five minutes until soft
- Add the other vegetables and fry for five minutes
- Add the water and the lentils
- Bring to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 25
- Use a fork or masher to
break down the larger pieces
Serve hot with crusty brown
Swedish Split Pea Soup (Ärtsoppa)
Soak the peas in water
for at least 12 hours.
Drain the peas, rinse with
fresh water & place in large
Add6 cups cold water
and chopped onions.
Bring to a boil, then
reduce heat to a medium simmer.
Fry the bacon, cut into
pieces and add to the pan.
Simmer for 60-90
Add the marjoram and thyme
to the pan, stir, and simmer for a further15
Season to taste with
Serve piping hot with buttered
Diabetic Snack Bars
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