Roasted Vegetable Soup

I just returned from a trip out of town and found the vegetables I had left for my husband were still in the fridge. I decided to use them before they spoiled so I made some soup. I took an onion, a stock of celery, some cauliflower, 1/2 a head of garlic, two carrots, a red pepper and some squash, sprinkled them with some olive oil, balsamic vinegar, about a tsp of cumin, 1/2 tsp of turmeric and a splash of salt.

Placing them in the oven at 375 I roasted them for 45 minutes stirring them once of twice during that time.

While the vegetables were roasting, I took some homemade chicken broth out of the freezer and melted it on the stove. When the vegetables were done I scooped them out of the pan and pureed them with a small amount of chicken broth. This took about four blending sessions with small amounts of vegetables and broth at a time. As each batch of vegetables was blended I added it to the chicken broth on the stove and continued with the next batch. Finally I stirred this magnificent concoction to make sure it was hot throughout.

When serving the soup, I put a spoonful of goat yogurt in the centre and sprinkled some chopped tomato and green onion on the top. What a fabulous meal on a cold wintery day! This wonderful soup is full of fibre and ingredients that are anti-inflammatory and rich in vitamins and minerals. As you eat it you can feel it nourishing your body.

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About Julia

I am an RHN who's passionate about helping people live their best lives. My focus is on body mind and spirit and I guide people on work life balance and holistic nutrition. Join me as I wind my way through this wonderful world we live in.
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2 Responses to Roasted Vegetable Soup

  1. chicplus says:

    Love your new blob Julia….and I’m definitely going to make the soup 🙂

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