CHUNKY VEGETABLE CHIPOTLE SOUP
Sunshine in a bowl, this easy and satisfying soup has under 10 ingredients and under 20 mins to make.
Benefits: Kidney beans provide an excellent source of plant-based protein, fiber, and phytoestrogens, for a healthy digestive function and hormone balance. Tomatoes are a rich source of lycopene. Great for prostate health.
1 medium onion cubed
1 medium carrot cut into chunks
1 cup of roasted pumpkin and peppers cubed.
400g tinned tomatoes
400g kidney beans
600 ml boiling water with 1 heaped tsp vegetable stock/ 1 cube
Pinch of each sea salt and black pepper. (Adjust to taste)
Lime quarters to squeeze over.
Add 1 tsp oil to a preheated medium saucepan, add onions, fry on medium heat until onions are translucent.
Meanwhile, chop the carrots. Add these along with the chipotle paste, stir to coat in the spices.
Next, add the tinned tomatoes, hot stock, and roasted pumpkin, peppers and kidney beans.
Bring to boil, then turn down to simmer for around 20 mins.
Add more water if necessary and adjust seasoning.
Serve immediately with a spoon of yogurt dropped on, chopped coriander and a squeeze of lime.