Exotic Mushroom Soup

Exotic Mushroom Soup

Soup can be a healthy and smart choice for managing mid-meal hunger in Diabetes. It is a great way to get a boost of key nutrients while helping to control appetite.

Serving size: 4 persons Cooking time: 15-20 minutes


•  30 g sliced mushroom

•  30 g sliced carrot

•  3 stalks chopped spring onion

•  4 cups of vegetable stock

•  10 ml oil

•  A pinch of black pepper

•  Salt to taste


For vegetable stock:

1.  Add onion, celery, carrots, garlic and parsley.

2.  Cook over high heat for 5 to 10 minutes by stirring frequently.

3.  Add salt and water and bring to a boil.

For soup:

1.  Put the stock to boil in a large pan.

2.  Add the mushrooms and carrots and simmer till the vegetables are tender.

3.  Add the chopped spring onion and salt and boil for a few more seconds.

4.  Adjust the seasoning and drizzle some oil on top.

Nutritive value per serving:

•    Energy: 100 kcal

•    Protein: 1.6 g

•  Fat: 15.2 g

•    Fibre: 3 g

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