Category Archive: Soups

Apr 22

Pumpkin and Five Spice Soup (4 portions)

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Ingredients: 500g pumpkin, diced 2x medium onions, roughly chopped 2x medium potatoes, roughly diced 1x Knorr garlic and herb stock cube 1x tsp. Chinese Five Spice 200ml coconut milk 500ml hot water Calories: 560 (for all) Method: Toss your ingredients (all besides the coconut milk) into a soup pot. Bring to the boil for 5mins, …

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Mar 01

Vegetable Tom Yum Soup (1 portion)

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Ingredients: 1x packet tom yum paste (available from any Chinese supermarket) 1.5 cups boiling water (may vary depending on the brand of Tom Yum paste you get so read instructions first) 1x small green pepper, sliced 1x cup mushrooms, slice 1x small carrot, grated 1x cup mung bean sprouts Calories: 190 Method: It’s as simple …

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Nov 19

Duck Egg-Noodle Soup (2 portions)

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Ingredients: 1x smoked duck breast (250g, with skin on) 1x tsp. honey 750ml hot water 2x cups raw pok choi or swiss chard, chopped 1x large carrot, grated 2x garlic cloves, thinly sliced (on the diagonal) 2x green chilies, finely chopped 1x tbsp. fresh ginger, peeled and grated 1x tbsp. fish sauce 2x tbsp. soya …

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Aug 17

Pea, Spinach and White Onion Soup (8 portions)

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Ingredients: 500g split peas 250g fresh baby spinach leaves 2x cups finely chopped white onions 2x cups chopped celery 2x tsp. freshly minced garlic 1x tbsp. salt 1x tsp. white pepper 2x tbsp. knob of butter 1.5l boiling water 4x tbsp. sour cream lite Optional extras: Woolworths crispy onion flakes, fresh chuck of bread Calories: …

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Oct 17

Basic Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup – “mother nature’s anti-aging soup”

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Ingredients: 1kg carrots (about 8 large carrots), diced/grated 1x large sweet potato, cubed 2x tomato’s, diced 1x onion, diced 1x habanero chilies (optional) 1x tsp. turmeric ¼ tsp. cinnamon powder 1x level tbsp. cumin (powder or jeera seeds) 1x bunch of coriander, freshly chopped (you can use powder as an alternative) 2l boiling water / 2x heaped table spoons …

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