Vegetable soup with a dash of the orient

  • 30/03/2016
  • Easy
  • 4
  • 40 min

Impress your loved ones with this Oriental cream soup with turmeric and enjoy the fullness of flavour of the Far East.

Ingredients

  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 3/4 oz. (100 g) celery, chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 3 cups (700 ml) Vegeta Chicken Reduced Sodium Broth
  • 7 oz. (200 g) frozen peas
  • 7 oz. (200 g) leeks, sliced thin
  • 1 teaspoon curcuma powder (turmeric)
  • ½ cup (100 ml) heavy cream
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Fry chopped onion in oil until golden.
  2. 2.
    Add crushed garlic and ginger. Add chopped celery and carrot, and pour in 2 cups (500 ml) Vegeta Chicken Reduced Sodium Broth.
  3. 3.
    Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cook for 10 minutes.
  4. 4.
    Add peas, leeks and the remain cup of broth. Cook another 10 minutes.
  5. 5.
    Mix curcuma (turmeric) with heavy cream and add to pan. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Serving

Serve soup warm in bowls and sprinkle with chopped coriander.

Advice

For a thicker soup, mix 1 teaspoon cornstarch with a little water and add to the hot soup, stirring constantly.