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Thick vegetable soup

  • Serves 4

  • Ingredients

    2tbsp sunflower oil
    1 large onion, sliced
    2 sticks celery, chopped
    455g (1lb} carrots, peeled and sliced
    850ml(1) vegetable stock
    425g(15oz)can chopped tomatoes
    30g( loz) cracked wheat
    230g(8oz) courgettes sliced
    salt and pepper


    Soften the onions by cooking in a pan with the heated oil.
    Add the celery and the carrots and cook for five minutes
    stirring all the time. Pour in the vegetable stock and tomatoes and mix well.
    Bring the soup to the boil and simmer for 15 minutes
    add the cracked wheat and simmer for 10 minutes
    Add the courgette and simmer for five to 10 minutes depending on how thick you like your soup.
    Season and serve with fresh bread