Pumpkin Soup

One of the best of winter soups with a sweet rich flavour and golden colour, pumpkin soup is very simple to make and inexpensive. The following method for microwave makes about 5 cups and keeps refrigerated for 4 days.
For the best pumpkin fla…

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Tomato Soup

A combination of fresh tomatoes (to give texture and a fresh flavour) mixed with canned tomatoes can make a very flavoursome soup, even in winter when tomatoes are not so good.
If you want a creamy soup, trickle some cream on top, or, for a Medi…

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Sweet Potato Soup

Serves 4. (makes 4½ cups). Preparation time 10 minutes. Cooking time 22 minutes. We used the Microsafe® jug. For the best results with the microwave method, the vegetables need to be cut quite small. It may take the same time as the saucepan m…

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Pea Soup

Frozen peas make a very good soup, which has a lively fresh taste and an appealing pale green colour. It can be left fresh and light or a little cream can be added to make a richer soup. Trickle the cream to make a little circle or whip some cream an…

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Easy Vegetable Soup

Serves 4. Preparation time 8 minutes. Cooking time 10 minutes. We used the Microsafe® jug. Peel and dice or grate:
1 small onion
1 small carrot
½ small sweet potato
1 small potato
corn from 1 cob.
You need 2 cups of vegetables altogether.
For th…

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Asparagus Soup

Asparagus soup made in the microwave has a wonderfully bright colour and, although the timing is similar to making it in a saucepan, the final result gives a more intense, rich asparagus flavour. Keeps well in the refrigerator for several d…

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