Green Veggie Power Soup


  • 60ml Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 2 Crushed Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Chopped Celery Stick
  • 1 Chopped Courgette
  • 1 Chopped Broccoli Head
  • 1.5 litres Vegetable Stock
  • 150g Chopped Green Beans
  • 150g Peas
  • 150g  Asparagus cut into 1cm pieces
  • 85g (3oz) Baby Spinach Leaves
  •  1 Pinch of Cracked Black Pepper


Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan and cook the onion, garlic and celery until lightly browned. Add the courgette and broccoli and cook for 5 minutes. Pour in the stock and bring to the boil. Simmer for 5 minutes then add the green beans, peas, asparagus and spinach. Continue to simmer for 5 minutes or until the vegetables are tender. Season well with cracked black pepper. For extra taste, serve with a little dollop of pesto.

Why this is good for you:

This is one amazing soup! The celery alone helps to reduce acidity, which can be particularly beneficial in cases of arthritis, gout and stomach acidity. It's also a natural diuretic, helping to reduce fluid retention as well as balancing PH levels. Once you add the onion, broccoli, courgette, garlic, green beans, peas, asparagus and spinach, you have the ultimate power soup, helping to feed every cell in the body and flush out the waste.

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