Pumpkin, Celery and Dill Soup
This is a hearty soup for the wintery day with the blend of celery, pumpkin with dill leaves. It gives a lovely green colour to the soup and adds aromatic flavour. Milk helps for the perfect consistency of this soup.
Alternatively rosemary or any herbs can be used and feel free to personalise as per the taste.
Celery is a low-calorie vegetable with high water content, making it a good addition to your diet if you’re trying to lose weight. As with other juicy vegetables, the water in celery hydrates your body and helps flush out toxins, keeping your skin and other organs healthy. Celery as per research suggests it may help prevent arthritis and memory loss. Ibs sufferers take note: some people with ibs are sensitive to raw vegetables and experience discomfort after eating them
Pumpkin is a good source of potassium, a mineral involved in lowering blood pressure and preserving bone health. Pumpkin is a low-calorie vegetable that’s rich in fiber, making it a good choice for people who want to lose weight or prevent or manage heart disease and type 2 diabetes
Preparation time-15 minutes
Cooking time-40-45 minutes
Roasted Pumpkin and fennel seed Soup – Vegan
This is a creamy, delightful soup with the roasted flavour of pumpkin, onion and fennel seeds.
Fennel is an aromatic herb belonging to the parsley family. It is used as a spice and possesses a sweet taste that is similar to anise. It is an essential ingredient in the Mediterranean cuisine. It is native to the South European region but is consumed well in all of the European regions. It is a two meter plant with dark green leaves and yellow flowers. Fennel seeds are generally eaten for the taste but also very healthy owing to the nutrition value attached to it.
If your goal is a healthy, nutritious diet, add pumpkin to meals regularly. A low-calorie vegetable that provides nutrients, fiber, vitamins and minerals. Pumpkin can help keep your digestive system regular and your other organ systems healthy. It also produces nutritious seeds that are tasty snacks and contain an oil with additional health benefits.
Yields: 2-4 servings
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes