- Broth(soup) Mix (50g)
- 2 Vegetable Stock Cubes (14g) (Reduced Salt)
- 6 Cups Water (1L)
- 1 Onion (150g) (Medium Sized)
- 2 Carrots (160g) (Medium Sized)
- 1 Leek (160g)
- ½ Turnip (50g)
- 1 Pinch Ground Black Pepper (1g)
Always check the label of each ingredient for allergy warnings.
- Place the broth mix in a bowl and add water until just covering the mix. Soak overnight (10 hours).
- Add boiling water and stock cubes to a pan and once its dissolved add the broth mix. Bring to boil, then simmer for 1 hour.
- Finely chop the onions and leek and add to pan, simmer for 20 minutes.
- Grate the carrots and turnip and add to pan, simmer for 10 minutes.
- Add pepper to taste and serve once the vegetables are soft.
Time Saver Tips
Soup can be prepared in advance and heated when required. Look for a quick cook broth mix to avoid soaking overnight.
Cost Saver Tips
Batch cook and freeze
Tips for Kids
Blend or pass soup through a sieve to give a smoother consistency and to hide vegetables.
Based on a single serving of 368g
Nutrition labels on the front of packaging
- Most of the big supermarkets and many food manufacturers display nutritional information on the front of pre-packed food.
- Front of pack nutrition labels provide information on the number of grams of fat, saturated fat, sugars and salt and the amount of energy (in kJ and kcal) in a serving or portion of a recipe.
- The labels also include information about reference intakes (expressed as a percentage) which are guidelines about the approximate amount of particular nutrients and energy required for a healthy diet.
- The colour coding tells you at a glance if the food has high (red), medium (amber) or low (green) amounts of fat, saturated fat, sugars and salt.
- The more greens on the label, the healthier the choice
- Amber means neither high nor low, so you can eat foods with all or mostly ambers on the label most of the time.
- Reds on the label means the food is high in that nutrient and these are the foods we should cut down on. Try to eat these foods less often and in small amounts.
Food shopping tips
If you’re trying to decide which product to choose, check to see if there's a nutrition label on the front of the pack. This will help you to quickly assess how your choices stack up. You will often find a mixture of red, amber and green colour coding for the nutrients. So when you're choosing between similar products, try to go for more greens and ambers and fewer reds if you want to make a healthier choice.