Chunky Vegetable Soup


1 Onion (Chopped)
3 Leeks (Chopped)
3 Sticks Celery (Chopped)
1 Clove Garlic (Peeled and finely chopped)
2 Tomatoes (Peeled and chopped)
2 Carrots (peeled and chopped into rings)
3 Courgettes (Cut into rings)
1 medium Sweet potato (peeled and cubed)
½ cup frozen peas
½ cup frozen corn
1 tsp olive oil
250ml (1 cup) liquid vegetable stock
Vegetable salt and Pepper to taste

  • In a heavy based pot, saute the onion, celery and leeks in the oil
  • Add the garlic and fry for 1 minute
  • Add the tomatoesand fry for another 3 minutes
  • Add the Carrots, Courgettes, Sweet Potato and Vegetable stock
  • Add enough water to cover the vegetables and bring to a boil
  • Reduce the heat and simmer until all the vegetables are cooked through
  • Add the peas and corn and cook for 5 minutes
  • Mash the vegetables slightly with a potato masher and djust the seasoning to taste