Swede curry soup

Swede curry soup

Still while at university trying to remain strong in that I’m making time to make my food as fresh as possible, using minimal ingredients whilst adding spices to increase the flavor. At the market the other day the had this half of swede on sale and i thought i would give it a go in a soup.
I peeled the outer layer of and discarded the unwanted ends, then chopped up and placed in a pot of boiling water that i seasoned with vegetable powder, curry powder, a dash of turmeric (as it is a super herb), a small chopped onion(1/4 cup), garlic bulb, and a pinch of salt. I let boil until the swede was super soft then I placed everything (including liquid) and then blend. It is literally that easy. So no need to go buy soup from the market which probably contains loads of unwanted ingredients to preserve them, but then again everything in moderation! So just make sure if you do buy that you look at the ingredients and if the list is so long and you do not know what is listed most likely it isnt worth putting that in your body. This whole dish which serves two big portions of soup probably cost me less than £1.00

P.S- Could have combine some into the water some cream, milk, soy milk, almond milk,etc to give it a more creamy flavor if desired.
Other names for swede: rutabaga,turnip, or yellow turnip
It is a root vegetable that originated as a cross between the cabbage and the turnip
Health Benefits:
A source of vitamin C, its fibre content stimulates regular bowel movements, while its high levels of potassium provide it with natural diuretic properties. As an excellent source of potassium, rutabaga helps in decreasing stroke mortality. Potassium is also known to lower high blood pressure. In addition, it is very low in calories

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per 100 grams
Calories 38
Total Fat 0.2 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 12 mg
Potassium 305 mg
Total Carbohydrate 9 g
Dietary fiber 2.3 g
Sugar 4.5 g
Protein 1.1 g


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