Easy as ABC Soup Recipe

Simple Home-cooked Recipe: ABC Soup
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It’s as easy as A-B-C and full of the goodness of Vitamins A, B and C. No, we’re not referring to the commonly-known ABC juice (Apple, Beetroot, Carrot juice) you can order from hawker centres. It’s ABC Soup from a good healthy chicken stock base, comprising carrot, potatoes and tomatoes.

First off, we have Vitamin A from beta-carotene found in carrots, which also contain a good source of several other vitamins. Vitamin B & C are loaded in potatoes, which are surprisingly also low in calories. Then we have a rich source of Vitamin C and antioxidants from tomatoes.

Let the kids practise their fine motor skills by skinning the carrot and potatoes with a kitchen peeler then chopping all of these up into big chunky pieces.

With chicken within the soup, this becomes another great one-pot meal as well.

Recipe for ABC Soup

Ingredients

  • 2  big chicken breasts, remove skin and cut into 4 halves
  • 1  carrot
  • 2 big potatoes
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 3 medium size onions (yellow skin)
  • 2 litres of water

Method

  1. Put water in a pot to boil.
  2. When boiled add all of the above ingredients.
  3. Wait for it to boil again then lower the fire to continue cooking for one and a half hours
  4. Put salt to taste and serve in bowls.

Good for a family of four.

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May
May is a loving wife of one, mother of three and grandmother of four. She whips up dishes in quick succession as she used to run a catering business while being a stay-at-home mum. If you would also like to contribute to Little Day Out, contact us at hello@littledayout.com.