7 warming soups to help cram in the vitamins


    If your diet is lacking in hearty, clean nutrients and vitamins, then perhaps a lovely homemade bowl of soup is the answer! These simple recipes are packed full of fresh veggies and herbs — just what you need when you’re feeling that midday slump.

    Veggie-packed minestrone soup

    Filled with fibre and extremely low in saturated fat, this wholesome minestrone soup offers a delicious depth of flavour thanks to the sheer variety of tasty veggies, including onions, carrots, celery, potatoes, peppers and courgettes.

    Chunky vegetable soup

    Chunky_Veg_Soup_Easy FoodIf you prefer your cosy bowl of soup to be more on the rustic side of homemade, then this is the dish for you! For an extra zing of flavour, try drizzling on some extra basil pesto over the top after ladling it into bowls.

    Simple red lentil and carrot soup

    red lentil and carrot soupThis family-friendly soup, requiring minimal ingredients, is the perfect lunch box companion and is sure to keep the little ones warm on these brisk winter days.

    Celeriac and barley broth with pancetta and rosemary

    Celeriac_Barley_Broth Easy FoodA chunky soup that’s bursting with flavour and makes the most out of one of our favourite, widely underused vegetables — the always versatile, nourishing celeriac.

    Creamy pea soup

    Creamy pea soupIf you’ve got hankering for a big comforting bowl of homemade soup, but your vegetable drawer is looking a bit bare, then this is the recipe for you as it utilises that forgotten bag of frozen peas that we all have at the back of our freezer!

    Sweet potato & pepper soup

    Sweet potato & pepper soupThis foolproof recipe is completely fuss-free and makes the most out of vegetables and storecupboard ingredients used in everyday cooking — meaning no last-minute trips to the supermarket.

    Easy chicken noodle soup

    Chicken noodle soup Easy FoodIf you have any leftover roast chicken that you don’t know what to do with, then this is the dish for you! Simply adapt the method by adding your cooked shredded chicken into the pot with the pasta and stock when the pasta is nearly cooked.

    Hungry for more? Check out our full collection of soup recipes, here.