6 Soup-er easy soup ideas


Winter is upon us and soup is still the winning winter warmer. With it’s soul-soothing properties, soup is a healthy and heart-warming way to pack in the goodness of vegetables one sip at a time. Soup is packed with nutrients, protein, and fibre when prepared well and made with the choicest fresh ingredients. Soup has endless benefits, not only is it delicious and healthy but soup is also incredibly filling and affordable.

We have 6 deliciously easy soups to try this winter:

  1. Chicken and Barley Soup

Barley is not only a good source of fibre but vitamin B6 and folate too. Containing carrots, celery and black pepper to taste, this recipe is a top pick for winter. Get the recipe here: https://bit.ly/2ISnB0F

  1. Hearty Bean Soup

Pulses and legumes like beans and lentils are another great source of vitamins and minerals such as magnesium, iron, folate and zinc. This recipe is very economic as it does not have too many ingredients, but most of which are fresh items on the VAT free list. Try it today, click here: https://bit.ly/2xk0JWL

  1. Vegetable Soup

This old favourite reminds us of home. With the simplest ingredients perfectly married with coriander, parsley, paprika and other dried herbs. This winter warmer can be made every other day of the week. Click here to get started: https://bit.ly/2LBUkcs

TIP: Stir in thinly shredded cabbage or spinach at the end of cooking time

  1. Chicken and Corn Soup

The ultimate soul-soother. This recipe does not even require salt because the corn contains enough salt already and can even be ready in 30 minutes! Using only 2 shredded chicken breasts, this recipe serves a 6 – 8 people. Click here, this is a winner: https://bit.ly/2sdewJB

  1. Butternut Soup

This is fast becoming a contender for “old favourite”. Some prefer the sweeter version mixed with apple puree and others like a more curried version. Like most vegetables, butternut is free from salt, fat, and cholesterol. This recipe can also double up as a sweet potato soup when substituting the butternut with sweet potato. Click here for this versatile recipe: https://bit.ly/2qSohLX

All our recipes are lovingly captured across our Cooking from the Heart cook books available to download on our website www.heartfoundation.co.za or click here: https://bit.ly/2IUdSXR. Whether you are nursing flu symptoms, a broken heart, or simply need to snuggle up with a warm “cuppa”, make soup a part of your winter menu to give your lifestyle a wholesome and healthy twist.