- 4 carrots
- 3 potatoes
- 1 onion
- 500 g broccoli
- 2 tablespoons olive oil + extra, to serve
- 1.5 liters water
- 1 vegetable bouillon cube
- 4-5 sprigs thyme, only the leaves, finely chopped + extra, to serve
- 4 mini round bread loaves, to serve
- 8 olive rounds, for the eyes, to serve
- 4 cherry tomatoes, for the noses, to serve
Vegetable soup for kids
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Diet based on vegetables, legumes and green leaves. It excludes foods such as meat, fish, mollusks, dairy products, eggs, honey and their by-products.
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Dairy Free Diet
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Egg Free Diet
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Low in Sugars Diet
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- Peel the carrots and the potatoes.
- Cut the carrots, the potatoes, the onion, and the broccoli into small 2-3 cm pieces.
- In a pot add the olive oil and place it over medium heat.
- Add the onion and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
- Add the potatoes, the carrots, and the broccoli.
- Keep sautéing for 1-2 more minutes.
- Add pepper, the water, the vegetable cube, the thyme finely chopped, and cover with the lid.
- Lower the heat and simmer for 40-50 minutes.
- Beat with an immersion blender until the soup is homogenized and becomes velvety.
- Cut the upper part of the bread loaf and remove the crumb (the soft inner part of the bread loaf). Be careful not to remove all of it because the soup will go through the crust when you serve it in the loaf.
- With an 8 cm round cookie cutter, cut the bread’s “lid” so to create a smaller circle and keep the remaining bread to make the ears.
- With a small knife, cut the remaining bread so to create 2 oval shapes for the ears.
- With 2 toothpicks, support the ears onto the lid. Add the olive rounds to create the eyes and the cherry tomato for the nose.
- Serve the soup into the loaf of bread, drizzle with olive oil, and sprinkle with thyme.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.
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