Healthy mixed vegetable soup with coconut milk.
Mixed vegetable soup Recipe-This mixed vegetable soup makes a healthy addition to your diet. It helps boost your intake of vegetables. In addition to that ,it contains important nutrients your body needs to be healthy.
This vegetable soup serves as an excellent source of vitamins such as vitamin A and c necessary for the maintenance of cells and tissues in addition to improving the immune system.
Coconut milk is highly nutritious too. It helps to strengthen your body’s immune system and prevent diseases. It has healthy saturated fatty acids and calories. These fatty acids can aid in weight loss and reduce the risk of heart disease furthermore it improves your hair and skin.
Coconut milk also contains lauric and capric acid which have antibacterial and antiviral properties. This helps your body to fight diseases.
You get a variety of nutrients and health-promoting compounds from different vegetables in one bowl.
Preparation and cooking time: 40 minutes.
2 tablespoon olive oil.
2 medium carrots cut into pieces.
1 garlic clove, minced.
11/2 rib celery thinly chopped.
1 medium yellow onion, chopped
1 can tomatoes paste.
2 medium potatoes cut into ¼ inches dice
1 cup low sodium vegetable broth or clean water (optional)
1 1/2 cup of organic coconut milk.
Salt to taste
Chopped parsley or cilantro.
One cup frozen or fresh green peas
1 1/2 cup fresh or frozen green beans
1 cup organic frozen or fresh sweet corn.
How to make.
Wash your vegetables in clean running water.
Boil or steam all the vegetables, except the minced garlic, onions, tomatoes paste, and your herbs in a steamer for ten minutes.
Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
Add onions, minced garlic and sauté for 4 minutes then add the tomatoes paste and the steamed/boiled vegetables stirring often .Sauté a minute longer.
Pour the vegetable broth or water and bring to boil. Simmer for 2 minutes.
Add coconut milk and bring to boil. Reduce heat to low, add your herbs and allow to simmer, uncovered until all the vegetables have blended well and cooked.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Cooking will take about 15 minutes.
Note: You can add more broth or water if you do not like it thick.
This soup is not only delicious, but it is easy to make too. My husband loves its creamy and flavorful taste .I make it every Saturday, and he enjoys eating it with cooked rice, and so do I.
Make it today; it is good for you.