Category: Soups, Stocks

Asian Chicken Broth

Asian Chicken Broth 1 Litre of water (4 Cups) 1 Litre of chicken stock (4 Cups) 10 cm stick of fresh lemon grass, chopped finely 4 cm piece of fresh ginger, sliced thinly 2 small red Thai chillies, sliced thinly 2 tablespoons of soy sauce 1 tablespoon of lime...

Asian Chicken Soup

Asian Chicken Soup Take two litres of vegetable stock. Add to this: 2 large onions (sliced) 2 carrots (julienned) 1 stick of celery (coarsely chopped) 1 x 440gm tin of sweet corn 100gm of bean shoots 1 tsp crushed garlic 1 tsp minced chilli 1 stick of lemon grass...

Asian Inspired Pumpkin Soup

Asian Inspired Pumpkin Soup 2 Tbsp veg oil 2 Tbsp red or green Thai curry paste 1 onion, diced 1 stick celery, diced 1 tomato, chopped 1 kg pumpkin, peeled and diced salt 1 L veg or chicken stock 400ml coconut milk freshly ground black pepper fresh coriander leaves...

Asian Meatball Soup

Asian Meatball Soup Serves 4 2 dried Chinese mushrooms 1 litre beef stock 1 Tbsp mirin * 2 tbsp soy sauce 400g beef mince 2 tsp grated fresh ginger 1 stem lemon grass white part only, finely chopped 2 spring onions, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 4 baby...

Bacon, Cabbage and Cauliflower Soup

Bacon, Cabbage and Cauliflower Soup 1 tablespoon butter 6 rashers of rindless bacon, chopped 2 leeks, sliced 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 1/2 medium cauliflower, cut into floretes 1/2 medium cabbage, shredded 5 cups chicken stock salt and pepper 2 spring onions, chopped dollop of sour cream sweet paprika...

Barley and Vegetable Chunky Soup

Barley and Vegetable Chunky Soup 1 leek chopped 1 onion diced 1 carrot diced 1 zucchini diced 2 sticks of celery chopped 1/2 cup diced pumpkin 1/4 cup barley (pre boiled for 30 mins) approx 800ml of vegetable or chicken stock 2 tablespoons of tomato paste 1 tablespoon of...

Barley Soup with Sugared Parsnips

Barley Soup with Sugared Parsnips 1 cup/200g pearl barley 8 cups chicken stock 2 tablespoons oil 2 large onions, finely chopped 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 medium carrots, sliced 2 medium (400g) potatoes, peeled and chopped 2 celery sticks, sliced 2 bay leaves, halved 3/4 cup milk Pepper and...

Bok Choy and Tofu Soup

Bok Choy and Tofu Soup 1/2 packet dried bean curd 1/2 bunch fresh coriander 1/2 bunch fresh Vietnamese mint 2 cups fresh bean shoots 1 cup dried fungus 1 can straw mushrooms (no added sugar) 1 tablespoon fish sauce (no added sugar) 1 small chilli, seeded and chopped 1...

Cajun Kumera Soup

Cajun Kumera Soup 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 8 bacon rashers, rind removed and chopped 2 large onions, sliced 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1 1/kg kumera, peeled and diced 6 cups chicken stock 1 x 300g can red kidney beans, drained and...

Capsicum Soup

Capsicum Soup 1 kg red capsicum, deseeded and chopped into pieces 2 cloves garlic peeled and chopped olive oil 1 litre (4 cups) chick stock juice of 1 lemon chopped bacon 1 large red onion chopped fresh chives Soften onion and garlic over low heat with oil. Add chopped...

Cauliflower and Cream Cheese Soup

Cauliflower and Cream Cheese Soup 1 medium head cauliflower, cut into small florets 3 cups chicken stock 220g cream cheese 3/4 cup cream 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg Salt and pepper to taste Fresh chervil to garnish Bring stock and cauliflower to the boil in a large saucepan. Reduce heat...

Char-Grilled Capsicum and Gnocchi Soup

Char-Grilled Capsicum and Gnocchi Soup 4 red capsicum, quartered 2 yellow capsicum, quartered 1 cup water 2 tablespoons olive oil 1kg chicken tenderloins, diced 2 onions, chopped 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tablespoons paprika 2 teaspoons caraway seeds 3 teaspoons cracked black pepper 1/4 cup tomato paste 8 cups...

Chicken and Coconut Mild Soup

Chicken and Coconut Mild Soup 1 stalk lemongrass, white part only, sliced 6 coriander roots, finely chopped 1 teaspoon finely grated ginger 1 1/2 cups chicken stock 3 1/2 cups coconut milk 2 chicken breast fillets, thinly sliced 1 long red chilli, seeded and finely chopped 1 tablespoon lime...

Chicken and Corn Rice Soup

Chicken and Corn Rice Soup 1/4 cup (50 g / 1 2/3 oz) jasmine rice 4 cups (1 litre / 32 fl oz) reduced salt chicken stock 2 skinless chicken thigh fillets, chopped 1 medium carrot, diced 1 medium celery stick, diced 125 g (4 oz) can creamed corn...

Chicken and Lentil Soup

Chicken and Lentil Soup 1/2 tsp saffron threads 1/4 cup boiling water 6 chicken drumsticks 1/4 cup olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped 3 tbsp grated root ginger 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes 1/2 cup Puy or green lentils 4 cups chicken stock...

Chicken and Sweet Corn Soup

Chicken and Sweet Corn Soup 1 small BBQ chicken (cooked) 50g sachet chicken noodle soup 4 cups water 440g can creamed corn 6 spring onions chopped 1 tablespoon teriyaki sauce 1 red capsicum diced 2 eggs beaten 1 tablespoon green ginger wine 2 tablespoons chopped coriander steamed rice, to...

Chicken Noodle and Vegetable Soup

Chicken Noodle and Vegetable Soup 2 packets chicken noodle soup 2 bunches spring onions onions carrot potatoes garlic granules celery Chicken breast or thigh fillets # Cut and dice all the vegetable ingredients and place in pot, add garlic and chicken noodle soup packets. # Adjust the quantity of...

Chicken Soup

Chicken Soup 500 grams chicken thighs 1/2 bunch celery 3 carrots 1 large onion 2 packets chicken noodle soup 1 tin chicken and corn soup chicken stock salt and/or pepper to taste Cut up vegies and chicken. Put into large boiler cover with chicken stock to whatever consistency you...

Chicken Soup for the Soul

Chicken Soup for the Soul 6 chicken wings/legs/pieces 2 cups chicken stock 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables, or fresh soup mix 1/2 cup rice, uncooked salt and pepper to taste fresh coriander, chopped 1 lemon 1. Boil chicken in water. 2. Add stock, vegetables, rice, coriander, salt, pepper and...

Chicken Velvet Soup

Chicken Velvet Soup 2 raw chicken breasts 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon dry sherry 1/2 cup cold water 1 tablespoon corn flour 4 cups chicken stock 2 egg whites 2 tablespoons oil 250g tin cream corn Chop chicken breast finely. Add salt, wine and cold water. Stir until well...

Chicken, Sweet Corn and Bacon Soup

Chicken, Sweet Corn and Bacon Soup Serves 6-8 5 rashers bacon, rind and fat trimmed, finely chopped 1 large brown onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, crushed 3 trimmed celery sticks, finely chopped 3 x 420g can sweet corn kernels, rinsed, drained 1.5 litres salt reduced chicken stock 2...

Chunky Fish Chowder

Chunky Fish Chowder 2 large leeks, trimmed, cleaned and sliced 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 1/2kg white boneless fish fillets, cubed 1 litre chicken stock 1 cup milk Salt and pepper, if desired 300ml cream 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 cup finely chopped shallots 1. Place prepared...

Chunky Potato and Ham Soup

Chunky Potato and Ham Soup 3 medium red potatoes, peeled, cut in small cubes 2 cups water 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour ground black pepper 3 cups milk 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese 1 cup cubed cooked ham pepper...

Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder Serves 4 to 6 2 Tbsp (30 ml) canola oil 1 cup (240 ml) chopped yellow onion 3 garlic cloves, chopped 3/4 cup (180 ml) chopped celery 1 1/2 cups (360 ml) peeled and thinly sliced sweet potato 1 Tbsp (15 ml) unbleached white flour 6 cups...

Creamy Cauliflower and Potato Soup

Creamy Cauliflower and Potato Soup 1 tablespoon olive oil 250g 97% fat-free bacon, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, crushed 2 leeks, halved, washed, thinly sliced 1/4 cauliflower, trimmed, cut into small florets 500g Sebago or Desiree potatoes, peeled, diced 6 cups reduced-salt chicken stock 1/4 cup light thickened cream...

Creamy Tomato and Lentil Soup

Creamy Tomato and Lentil Soup 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium Spanish onions, sliced 4 garlic cloves, crushed 3 teaspoons minced chilli 4 cups tomato puree 4 cups beef stock 1/2 cup tomato paste 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 1/2 cups/300g red lentils 1 1/4 cups/330ml cream 1/3...

Fiery Three Bean Chowder

Fiery Three Bean Chowder 2 tablespoons oil 2 large onions, chopped 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 small red chillies, finely chopped 1 tablespoon ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground coriander 1/3 cup tomato paste 1 x 400g canned tomatoes, chopped 4 cups vegetable stock 1 x 200g can diced capsicum,...

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup Serves 4-6 30g butter 1 Tablespoon olive oil 4 large onions, finely sliced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 Tablespoons plain flour 1/4 cup brandy 4 cups beef stock 1 Baguette, thickly sliced 1 cup of grated Gruyere cheese or 1/2 cup parmesan 1. Heat oil and...

Garlic and Potato Soup

Garlic and Potato Soup 3 heads garlic 8 sprigs fresh thyme 1/4 cup olive oil 1 brown onion, chopped 750g Sebago potatoes, peeled, chopped 2 cups water 2 cups vegetable or chicken stock 1/4 cup cream chopped chives, to serve 1. Preheat oven to 120°C. Break garlic into cloves...

Ham Hock and Lentil Soup

Photo by Jox Ham Hock and Lentil Soup 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 onion finely chopped 2 stalks celery finely chopped 2 Pontiac potatoes cubed 2 carrots cut into small cubes 1 cup brown lentils 1 ham hock 2.5 litre chicken stock or water 1 large handful of baby...

Hearty Italian Vegetable Soup

Hearty Italian Vegetable Soup Serves: 4-6 2-3 Tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1/2 medium eggplant, diced 2 small zucchini, diced 2 medium carrots, diced 10 green beans, topped, tailed and cut into lengths 4-5 canned, peeled tomatoes, drained and chopped 2 litres vegetable stock...

Jamie Oliver’s Storecupboard Lentil Soup

Photo by Julie O’Malley Jamie Oliver’s Storecupboard Lentil Soup Serves 4 to 6 Fresh Ingredients: 6 rashers of quality smoked streaky bacon, chopped 2 red onions, peeled and chopped 2 carrots, scrubbed and chopped 3 sticks of celery, trimmed and chopped 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and sliced a...

Lamb Shank Soup

Lamb Shank Soup Serves 4-6 1 Tbsp oil 2-3 lamb shanks 1 large onion, peeled and diced 500g dry soup mix 1/2 cup tomato paste or 1 can diced tomatoes 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 3-4 cups diced vegetables: carrots, potatoes (scrubbed, skin on), parsnips, turnips, corn, celery, capsicum 3...

Lentil and Barley Soup

Lentil and Barley Soup Serves 4 1 tablespoon oil 1 large onion (150g), finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed, or 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 2 teaspoons curry powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon minced chilli 6 cups (1.5 litres) water 1.5 cups (375ml) prepared chicken...

Mem’s Mums Pumpkin Soup

Mem’s Mums Pumpkin Soup 5 1/2 cups pumpkin chopped to 1/2 inch squares 2 onions, roughly diced 4 Tablespoons butter (or margarine) 4 cups water 1 cup milk 1. Cook onion and pumpkin in butter for 10 minutes. 2. Add water and cook gently until pumpkin is very tender....

Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup 1 onion 1 carrot 1 potato 1 stick celery 1 1/2 litres water beef stock to taste 1 can tomatoes 1 tin red kidney beans, drained and washed dried mixed herbs pasta noodles Peel and chop the onion, carrot, potato and celery. Place all the chopped vegies...

Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1 onion, chopped small 3 celery sticks, diced 2 carrots, diced 1 onion, diced 1 cup of peas garlic, crushed 2 medium potatoes, cut into cubes tin of Barlotti beans, drained 1 tablespoon of tomato paste 2 Cups of chicken stock 1/4...

Parsnip Soup

Parsnip Soup 600g parsnips, peeled and finely sliced 1 litre chicken stock 300ml cream 1 garlic clove, finely sliced sprig fresh oregano 4 sprigs parsley salt and pepper Pour chicken stock and cream into a large heavy based pan, bring slowly to the boil, then reduce to a simmer....

Pea and Ham Soup

Pea and Ham Soup 1 bag green or yellow split peas 1 kilo bacon bones (not hocks – too salty) 4 potatoes, peeled and chopped 1 onion, peeled and chopped 1 Tbsp crushed garlic 4 carrots, peeled and chopped 250g diced bacon Sweat off potatoes, onions, garlic and carrots...

Pea and Ham Soup

Pea and Ham Soup Serves 6 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 brown onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 carrots, chopped 2 celery sticks, chopped 1 (about 500g) ham hock 3 teaspoons Chicken Stock Powder 8 cups water 1kg frozen peas 1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over...

Pea and Ham Soup

Pea and Ham Soup Serves 6-8 1 Tablespoon olive oil 2 small onions, chopped 3 rashers bacon, diced 2 cups split peas 1kg ham bone (depending on size) 1 1/2 litres water 2 carrots, diced 2 sticks celery, sliced 2 bay leaves 1 1/2 Tablespoons chopped fresh thyme Freshly...

Potato and Cheese Soup

Photo by Jox Potato and Cheese Soup 2-3 carrots, peeled, and diced up 2-3 onions, chopped up 50g of butter 5 Cups of chicken stock 6 sprigs of parsley 2-3 big potatoes, peeled and diced up 2 Cup grated cheese, tasty cheddar 1. Melt the butter on very low...

Potato Dumpling Soup

Potato Dumpling Soup 1/4 cup butter, margarine, or olive oil 2 large onions 3 stalks of celery 3 cloves garlic 4 cup gluten-free chicken broth (available at most health food stores) 2 cup water 6 large potatoes, cut in 1/2 inch cubes 3 eggs 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp...

Potato, Cabbage and Bacon Soup

Potato, Cabbage and Bacon Soup 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large brown onion, finely chopped 250g shortcut bacon, chopped 1/2 (500g) cabbage, shredded 2 desiree potatoes, peeled, cut into 1cm cubes 6 cups chicken stock 2 tablespoons flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped crusty bread, to serve 1. Heat oil in...

Provencal Vegetable Soup

Provencal Vegetable Soup Serves: 4 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 medium carrots, diced 2 large potatoes, diced 1/2 butternut pumpkin, diced 2 large zucchinis, diced 1-2 leeks, diced freshly ground salt and pepper 2 litres chicken (or vegetable) stock 1 1/2 cups penne 2-3 cans chopped tomatoes, drained a...

Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Soup 1 large pumpkin 1 tsp chicken stock powder 1 tsp vegetable stock powder 1 tsp curry powder 300g bacon, chopped 1/2 onion, finely diced 1. Peel and chop the pumpkin; place in a large pot with enough water to just cover the pumpkin. Add chicken stock, vegetable...

Pumpkin Soup

Photo by Mel Pumpkin Soup 40g butter 1 large onion, chopped 1 whole pumpkin, chopped 2 large potatoes, chopped 6 cups of chicken stock 1/2 cup of cream Melt the butter in a soup pot, add onion and cook until soft. Add pumpkin and potato; cook a further 5...

Quick Pumpkin Soup

Quick Pumpkin Soup Serves 4 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 onions, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon honey 1.5kg butternut pumpkin, peeled, chopped 2 cups chicken stock (see tip) 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 cup coconut cream toasted damper, to serve 1. Combine oil, onion, garlic and...

Seafood Bisque

Seafood Bisque 2 cups dry white wine 1 bay leaf 1 onion, roughly chopped 1 clove garlic 2 ribs celery 1 lobster, 1 1/2 to 2 pounds 12 medium-size shrimps, in shell 24 mussels, well scrubbed 12 sea scallops 4 cups heavy cream 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon dried...

Seafood Chowder

Seafood Chowder 1 medium carrot, finely chopped 1 stick celery, finely chopped 3 (750g) potatoes, peeled, roughly chopped 4 cups (1 litre) chicken stock 2 corn cobs 500g gourmet marinara mix 200ml thickened cream Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 2 tbs chopped fresh chives 2...

Special Mushroom Soup

Special Mushroom Soup 450g (1 lb) small closed cup mushrooms 450ml (16 fl oz) hot vegetable stock grated rind and juice of 1 lime 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint 3 tablespoons sherry 284ml carton of single cream salt and freshly ground black pepper To garnish: single cream button mushrooms,...

Speck and Split Pea Soup

Speck and Split Pea Soup Serves 6 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 large brown onion, finely chopped 3 sticks celery, thinly sliced 650g piece smoked speck (see note) 400g can chopped tomatoes 4 cups Campbell’s Real Stock Chicken 1 cup dried yellow split peas 1/4 cup thyme leaves crusty...

Speedy Minestrone

Photo by Julie O’Malley Speedy Minestrone Serves 4 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 medium brown onion, sliced thinly 1 clove garlic, crushed 2 bacon rashers, chopped 2 celery sticks, chopped 1 medium carrot, chopped 1 large potato, peeled and chopped 2 cups bottled tomato pasta sauce 300g butter beans,...

Speedy Mushroom Soup

Speedy Mushroom Soup 450ml (16 fl oz) hot vegetable stock 175g (6oz) potato, scrubbed and cut into small dice 575g (1 1/4 lb) open cup mushrooms, chopped roughly 2 tablespoons tapenade 4 tablespoons creme fraiche salt and freshly ground black pepper Pour the stock into a large saucepan. Add...

Spicy Seafood and Noodle Soup

Spicy Seafood and Noodle Soup Laksa Paste: 3 cloves garlic 2cm fresh ginger 1 lemon grass stalk 6 coriander (cilantro) plant roots 2 fresh red cayenne (hot) chilli’s 1/2 tsp ground turmeric 2 Tbsp peanut oil Soup Base: 12 raw large whole tiger or king prawns 24 fresh mussels,...

Spicy Sweet Potato Soup

Spicy Sweet Potato Soup Serves 6-8 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil 1 large onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, crushed 2-3 tablespoons red curry paste 1.5 kg sweet potato (kumara), peeled, diced 1 litre chicken stock 2 cups water 3/4 cup light coconut milk chopped coriander, to serve 1. Heat oil...

Spicy Thai Chicken Soup

Spicy Thai Chicken Soup A mildly spicy chicken soup 16 fluid ounces chicken broth 4-5 kaffir lime leaves, shredded 2 inch piece bruised lemon grass 4 tablespoons fish sauce 2 tablespoons lime juice 4 oz chicken breast cut into bite sized pieces 5 fluid ounces coconut milk small red...

Spicy Tomato and Chickpea Soup (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley Spicy Tomato and Chickpea Soup (Thermomix) Serves 4 2 tsp of yellow mustard seeds 3 tsp fennel seeds 3 tsp coriander seeds 2 tsp of cumin seeds (or 1 tsp ground) 4 cloves of garlic, crushed 1 medium onion, chopped Pinch salt 2 tsp sugar...

Sweet Corn, Chicken and Dumpling Soup

Sweet Corn, Chicken and Dumpling Soup Makes 1 litre, Serves 4 1 tablespoon oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 litre chicken stock 310g can creamed corn 1 cup shredded barbecue chicken 6 green onions, finely sliced 250g packet Ho Mai Mini Dim Sims (see note) 1. Heat oil in...

Zucchini and Chicken Soup

Zucchini and Chicken Soup 90g butter 6 medium zucchini grated 2 chicken breast fillets, sliced thinly into 3cm lengths salt and pepper 6 cups chicken stock 2 eggs 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil or parsley or mix 3 tbsp fresh grated parmesan cheese 2 tbsp cream Melt half the...

Zucchini Potato Soup

Zucchini Potato Soup Serves 4 Recipe unsuitable to freeze. 30g butter 1 medium onion, chopped 1 teaspoon dry mustard 3 medium zucchini, chopped 2 medium potatoes, chopped 500ml (2 cups) chicken stock 2 Tablespoons grated parmesan cheese 125ml (1/2 cup) sour cream 3 medium zucchini, extra 30g butter, extra...