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7 Delicious Soup Recipes to Try at Home – Extra Care Living

May 10, 2022

Are you keen to try your hand at making soup this spring?

Perfect for a light lunch or a quick dinner, these delicious soup recipes use seasonal ingredients and are simple to make:

Leek, Courgette and Goat’s Cheese Soup

This creamy leek, courgette and goat’s cheese soup recipe is simple to make and perfect for a light yet filling lunch. 

It’s packed full of nutrients and accounts for 3 of your 5-a-day vegetable intake. Packed with plenty of iron and fibre, the vegetables in this recipe will also help to boost your digestive system functioning.

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Delicious Soup Recipes: Moroccan Roasted Vegetable Soup

Root vegetables are instrumental in improving your overall health. They’re rich in antioxidants which can help to reduce the risk of serious illnesses, such as heart disease.

One of our favourite delicious soup recipes is this Moroccan roasted vegetable soup. The parsnips, carrots and butternut squash give it a slightly sweet flavour. 

Why not try adding some chilli for a little extra heat?

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Spiced Carrot and Lentil Soup

This spiced carrot and lentil soup recipe is a simple dinner to make; perfect for an evening when you don’t have much time.

The nutrient-dense lentils are high in protein, containing approximately 18g per cup. It’s important to eat plenty of protein, as it helps to build muscle mass and fuel your body with essential energy.

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Delicious Soup Recipes: Celery and Stilton

Another on our list of delicious soup recipes is this celery and stilton soup. The light texture of the celery and the strong flavour of the stilton complement each other perfectly in this warming dish.

Stilton is melted into the bulk of the soup, with more crumbled on top to finish. This indulgent dish is best served with a slice of homemade bread.

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Chicken Noodle Soup

This delicious chicken noodle soup is a popular recipe. The fiery ginger, abundance of vegetables and warming broth are a great way to warm up if you’re feeling under the weather.

Ginger has properties that help to fight bacteria and viruses, which can reduce your risk of infections and combat illnesses such as the common cold.

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Delicious Soup Recipes: Cauliflower Cheese

Cauliflower cheese is a delicious accompaniment to dishes such as a Sunday roast, but have you ever considered turning it into soup?

This comforting cauliflower cheese soup recipe is perfect for tucking into after a long day. Top with crispy croutons and bacon lardons for added texture and flavour.

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Red Pepper, Sweet Potato and Smoked Paprika Soup

The last of our favourite delicious soup recipes is a smoky mix of red pepper, sweet potato and paprika

This soup is full of antioxidants, which help to boost your immune system, reduce inflammation and improve your overall health. 

Delicious and nutritionally dense, this soup is ideal for plenty of occasions – from a week-night family meal to a dinner party with friends. Why not invite your neighbours over? You could even try making your own sourdough bread to serve on the side.

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If you’ve been inspired by our delicious soup recipes, why not read our previous blog for healthy vegan lunch ideas?

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