Roasted Red Pepper Soup

By Nmami Agarwal     27-Mar 2019

Roasted Red Pepper Soup

Soups are versatile! You can prepare them at any time of the day and the ingredients may vary as per your requirement. This one right here contains roasted bell peppers and green broccoli which will surely add colours to your health!

Nutritional Benefits

Red bell peppers are good for skin as they contain antioxidants like carotenoids which improve skin, protecting it from early signs of ageing. It is also a good source of vitamin C which helps skin from getting damaged by harmful toxins.
Broccoli is one of the healthiest green vegetable enriched with antioxidants and various nutrients. It contains fibres, calcium, folate and is a rich source of vitamin C and K. Vitamin C provides strength to the skin.

Ingredients

  • 1 red bell pepper (roasted)
  • ½ teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 stalk spring onions
  • 2-3 flowerets of broccoli
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger (grated)
  • 20 gm chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 20 ml tomato juice (freshly prepared)
  • Water as required
  • 1-2 basil leaves
  • Pinch of oregano
  • Salt to taste

Calories: 91 Kcal
Fats: 2.1 gm
Carbs: 5.3 gm
Proteins: 3.1 gm

 

Method

  • Heat olive oil in a pan. Add chopped onions and ginger. Sauté them for a minute. Add spring onions, broccoli, celery, roasted bell pepper and tomato and sauté them for 2 minutes.
  • Add paprika and salt and add tomato juice in it. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Now, add vegetable stock and cook for 20 minutes more until the veggies turn soft.
  • Blend the mix with a blender or mixer till very smooth.
  • Strain into a bowl.
  • Top with basil leaves and some oregano.
  • Serve hot.

Over to you

This soup contains ingredients healthy for your skin. It will help fight early signs of ageing and also provide proper texture and glow to your skin. It is enriched with all the amazing nutrients which will benefit your health and loading you with essential nutrients your body requires.

 

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Recipe Alert
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Pinaca is a traditional Goan sweet dish. This dish is made by Goan rice, jaggery and plenty of coconut. Pinaca are usually made into sweet balls and can be consumed all year long. This simple sweet dish is easy to make yet high in nutrient value.

Nutritional value
Pinaca balls are high on nutrition as they contain jaggery, which is good source of iron, naturally occurring B vitamins, minerals like phosphorus, zinc, calcium and copper. Coconut contains lauric acid, which helps to increases good HDL cholesterol, also cytokinin’s present in coconut have showed anti-ageing, anti-carcinogenic effects.

Ingredients

40 grams Goan rice flour
¼ fresh coconut
1 tablespoon Jaggery
1 tablespoon desiccated grated coconut
Pinch of cardamom powder
Nuts (optional)
Coconut water (optional)

Calories- 217 kcal
Carbs- 28.6 grams
Protein- 1.9 grams
Fats- 10.3 grams

Course- Dessert

Method

First take the Goan rice and dry roast it on a tawa or pan.

Cool the rice and later powder them in a grinder.

Now take jaggery, crush it and grind it along with coconut, also add pinch of cardamom powder. Grind them on a round grinding stone if possible, otherwise just use a grinder.

Take this mixture out and keep adding flour, a little at a time and just mix it well with your hands. Add coconut water if needed.

Mix well and form small balls out of this mixture.

Nuts can also be added to the mixture. (optional)

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Pinaca recipe is easy to make and come out with sweet results. So, make this nutritious recipe for your near and dear ones.
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