Winter Soup Recipe – Tomato and Fennel
Make light work of warm food ideas this winter with Vaalia!
Winter brings cooler weather, warmer fashions and a real reason to stay rugged up indoors during the evenings. Days become shorter and nights longer, so it’s the perfect time of year to hone in on your culinary know-how and enjoy your favourite yoghurt with a tasty recipe from Vaalia, full of scrumptious goodness!
Try out this delicious winter warmer recipe using Vaalia Low Fat yoghurt – it’s quick and easy to prepare, and contains only 1.3g of saturated fat per serve with the use of Vaalia Low Fat Natural yoghurt – allowing you to keep dessert on the menu. (Vegetarian, low-fat, low kilojoule).
How good is that? Healthy, yummy and low fat!
Vaalia Tomato and Fennel Soup
Vaalia Low Fat Natural yoghurt
Fresh basil to serve
1 tbsp olive oil
1 brown onion
diced 2 celery stalks
diced 1 leek
diced 1 potato
peeled and diced 300g fresh tomatoes
diced 1 clove of garlic
crushed/chopped 1 small fennel bulb
1 litre of vegetable stock
Salt and ground pepper to taste
Crusty bread to serve
1. Heat a heavy-based saucepan over medium heat. Add olive oil to the pan and add the onion, celery and leek. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring often.
2. Add the potato, tomatoes, fennel and garlic and cook for a further 3 minutes. Season and add enough stock to cover the vegetables. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for approx. 15 minutes or until the potato is cooked.
3. Remove from heat. Puree the soup with a hand blender. To serve, bring soup back to the boil, add seasoning to taste. Add Vaalia Low Fat Natural yoghurt and garnish with some fresh basil leaves.
4. Serve soup with crusty bread.