Potato and onion soup
- Total Time
Enjoy this warming soup that can be 'dressed' up with shreds of cabbage, lean ham or even sliced mushrooms.
Onion(s)½ medium, about 60g, chopped
Calorie controlled cooking spray5 spray(s)
Potato(es), Raw300 g, peeled, chopped
Garlic2 clove(s), crushed
Fresh Vegetable Stock1000 ml, vegetable or chicken stock (made with powder or a cube)
Salt1 pinch, and black pepper, freshly ground
Cabbage80 g, green leaves, thinly shredded
- Put the onion into a medium saucepan sprayed with low fat cooking spray and heat until sizzling. Cover and turn the heat down and cook for 5 minutes until softened. Then stir in the potato, garlic and stock.
- Bring to the boil, season to taste then simmer gently , uncovered, for 20-25 minutes until the potato is tender and starts to break up. The soup can be cooled and chilled ahead at this stage. It can also be blended until smooth in a liquidiser if you want a creamy texture. Otherwise leave it chunky.
- To serve, return to a gentle boil, add the cabbage and cook for a further 3-5 minutes. Serve hot.