5 Yummy and Healthy Vegetable Soup Recipes to Relish This Winter

Tanushree
Dec 7, 2021
5 min read

The chilly winters are here and nothing more comforting like sipping a hot bowl of soup while getting cozy in your blanket. This nutritious and easy-to-cook meal is a great appetizer. Not only are they a quick escape from regular cooking on lazy weekends but also a hunger savior after a long and hectic day at work.


The season offers a wide variety of fresh veggies that are packed with essential nutrients. Blending them to healthy and yummy soups is an easy way to include them in your winter diet. Here are a few easy and quick soup recipes that would make your winter warm and relaxing.


Tomato soup

This red and pulpy veggie is an absolute delight when blended into a soup. The juicy tomatoes are packed with antioxidants and help you fight many diseases. They are rich in carotene and are good for your eyes. These juicy vegetables are rich in essential vitamins and minerals like Vitamin A, B, and C, potassium, and iron. They are also a great source of folic acid.


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Ingredients:

  • Tomatoes
  • Boiled sweet corn kernels (optional)
  • Onion paste
  • Garlic paste
  • Olive oil
  • Butter
  • Salt and black pepper powder
  • Water
  • Fresh cream (optional)

Recipe:

  • Blanch the tomatoes until they soften, let cool, peel off and blend them into a puree
  • Now heat a pan and pour a little olive oil
  • Add onion and garlic paste and fry until the raw smell is gone
  • Pour the tomato puree and add the boiled corn kernels (optional) into the pan.
  • Add a cup of water, sprinkle some salt and boil the soup for a few minutes in low flame until it thickens
  • Turn off the flame and serve the delicious and tangy tomato soup with a spoon of butter, a pinch of black pepper, and a dash of fresh cream


Beetroot and Carrot Soup

This one's a perfect combo of taste and health. Besides, its rich color makes it highly tempting. Beetroot and carrots are available aplenty during winters and apart from slicing them for your salads, you can try making a soup. Beetroot and carrot are gut-friendly veggies that relieve you from constipation and boost metabolism.


These fiber-rich veggies are packed with several essential vitamins and minerals and are also known to help your skin glow. They boost your immunity and also control your blood sugar level.  


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Ingredients:

  • Beetroot
  • Carrot
  • Tomatoes
  • Butter
  • Olive oil
  • Cinnamon
  • Garlic
  • Salt and black pepper
  • Oregano

Recipe:

  • Peel off beetroots and carrots and wash them well
  • Dice them into medium-sized cubes
  • Wash tomatoes and cut them into halves
  • Now pressure cook all the veggies with a small piece of cinnamon and let them cool
  • Preserve the vegetable stock
  • Transfer the veggies to a blender and make a smooth paste
  • Now heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a pan
  • Add finely minced garlic to the pan and stir fry till golden brown
  • Pour the puree into the pan and add the vegetable stock
  • Sprinkle some salt and boil the soup in medium-high heat for a few minutes
  • Turn off the heat and pour the soup into your bowl
  • Season it with some oregano and black pepper powder and add in a scoop of butter to relish this vibrant and creamy soup


Spinach and Corn Soup

This nutrient-packed winter veggie offers a multitude of health benefits. It is rich in Vitamin A, C, and K and also contains essential minerals like iron, magnesium, potassium, and phosphorus. It boosts your bone health and reduces the risk of anemia. It also improves digestion and supports weight loss.


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Ingredients:

  • Spinach
  • Boiled sweet corn kernels
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Olive oil
  • Butter
  • Sugar
  • Salt and Black pepper
  • Milk

Recipe:

  • Wash the spinach leaves thoroughly. Blanch them and set aside to cool
  • Preserve the stock
  • Now chop an onion roughly and grind it into a smooth paste
  • Mince a few cloves of garlic
  • Transfer the blanched spinach into a blender and make a smooth paste
  • Heat a pan and pour in some olive oil
  • Saute the minced garlic till they turn light golden brown and then add the onion paste and fry it well
  • Now add pureed spinach, boiled corn kernels, and the preserved stock
  • Bring all the ingredients to a boil and cook it for a few minutes
  • At this point add a tsp of sugar and some milk and let it boil until the soup thickens
  • Get it off the stove and serve hot with a spoon of butter, some salt, and freshly ground black pepper
  • Relish the goodness of green with this nutrient-packed soup


Carrot and Green Peas Soup

This one’s gonna tickle your taste buds for sure. Carrots are loaded with carotene and Vitamin A that keep your eyes healthy. This fiber-rich veggie is rich in calcium and Vitamin K which strengthens your bones. They make your skin glow and also check blood sugar levels.


Green peas are another winter veggie delight packed with Vitamin C, E, Zinc, and many other antioxidants that help you fight chronic diseases. They are loaded with many heart-healthy minerals like potassium, magnesium, and calcium. They are also a good source of protein and help in weight loss.

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Ingredients:

  • Carrots
  • Green peas
  • Onion
  • Butter
  • Milk
  • Salt and Black pepper
  • Fresh cream (optional)

Recipe:

  • Peel the carrots and wash them well
  • Dice them into small cubes
  • Now steam cook the carrots and some green peas until they are soft.
  • Allow the veggies to cool and set aside the stock
  • Now roughly chop the onions and blend the carrots and onions into a smooth paste
  • Heat a pan and melt a tablespoon of  butter
  • Pour the carrot and onion puree into the pan and add the preserved stock
  • Now add the blanched green peas and some milk and bring to the boil
  • Sprinkle some salt and cook the soup for a few minutes until it thickens
  • Turn off the stove and pour the soup into a bowl
  • Garnish it with some fresh cream and serve it hot with a dash of pepper powder


Mixed Veggie Soup

This recipe is highly nutritious and yummy as it is packed with several winter veggies like carrots, cauliflower, green peas, capsicum, and spring onions. You can also add other veggies of your choice. The health benefits of carrots and green peas are already known to you. Let’s see what the other veggies offer.


Cauliflower is rich in fiber and water content. It is also a good source of Vitamin C, potassium, and folate. It is also packed with several antioxidants. An excellent source of dietary fibers, spring onions are believed to relieve gastrointestinal problems. They are also a good source of Vitamin C and calcium.


Capsicums are low-fat vegetables that aid in digestion. Rich in antioxidants, this vegetable reduces the risk of cancer. They contain high amounts of Vitamin B6 or Thiamine that improves metabolism. They are also a good source of folic acid.


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Ingredients:

  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Capsicum
  • Green peas
  • Spring onion
  • Baby corn
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Tomato
  • Fresh coriander leaves
  • Olive oil
  • Butter
  • Corn starch
  • Salt and Black pepper

Recipe:

  • Wash the veggies well and chop them into small cubes
  • Blanch the carrots, cauliflower, baby corn, and green peas until they are a bit soft
  • Strain the veggies and set them aside to cool. Don’t forget to preserve the stock
  • Now heat a pan and pour in a tablespoon of olive oil
  • Add finely chopped onions and garlic and saute them until light golden brown
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and capsicum and stir fry for a few minutes
  • Now add the blanched veggies to the pan and saute them in medium heat for sometime
  • Sprinkle some salt and pour in the vegetable stock
  • Take a tablespoon of cornstarch and prepare a slurry
  • Slowly add the slurry while stirring the broth
  • Add the finely chopped spring onions and let the soup boil for a minute
  • Turn off the flame and pour in the vegetable broth in a soup bowl and garnish with some freshly chopped coriander leaves
  • Enjoy the tummy-filling mixed veggie soupy delight with a dash of freshly ground black pepper and a small scoop of butter


Takeaway

Fresh vegetables are not only a great source of essential nutrients and antioxidants but also add color to your platter. And, winters offer them to us in abundance. Try these easy-to-make soup recipes to include these healthy veggies in your winter diet.


Relish these appetizing soupy delights to experience warmth this winter.


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