It is easy at the end of the day to make a delicious, hearty soup, packed with nutrition.
What makes soups healthy?
Soups are perhaps one of the easiest ways to add a good variety ofvegetables to your daily diet. It has very little carbs and is, therefore, a great and tasty way to lose weight.
Soups, known as comfort food, fill your belly with warmth on a cold, winter day. As they are easily digestible, they are the most nourishing food for invalids.For seniors too, a bowl of soup in the evening is a light but nutritious meal.
Italian sausage and tortellini soup
1 pound sausage
8 ounces tortellini
1 cup chopped onion
4 cloves garlic
4 cups chicken broth
¼ cup red wine
1 can tomatoes, pureed
3 tomatoes, chopped
1 cup carrots, chopped
1 cup zucchini chopped
A sprig each of basil, oregano and thyme, tied
Salt and pepper
Chopped parsley to garnish
- Cook sausage until brown in Gemside Automatic Meal Cooker.
- Add onion, garlic and sauté for a minute.
- Add broth, wine, and tomatoes and let it simmer for a few minutes, while you get the vegetables and herbs ready.
- Add the carrots, herbs, tomato sauce, and zucchini, cover and set the timer to slow cook for 30 minutes and then turn to warm.
- Ten minutes before serving, switch on the cooker once more, add tortellini and simmer for 5 minutes.
- Add parsley, and serve in tureens.
Tasty variations of the soup
- Change the flavor of the soup by making it with beef broth, which is more protein rich.
- Grate cheese on top before serving. Check before you do that because some people are lactose intolerant.
- To make it even more filling, stuff the tortellini with minced chicken, lamb or beef; pinch the ends to close them up before adding it to the soup. It will get cooked as it simmers.
Gemsideautomatic meal cooker: your best friend
Usually, you are too weary to make a full meal for the family when you return home at the end of a long, cold day.The Gemside Automatic Meal Cooker, your best friend, is there to help you out.
With its multiple temperature settings and advanced design, this smart cooker almost cooks by itself. Before you leave for work in the morning, you can chop and keep in the fridge all the ingredients for the above dish.
You can add them to the cooker as soon as you return from work. By the time your family is ready for dinner, your soup toois.
This hearty soup is packed with nutrition. The vegetables are rich in vitamins and minerals and the meat is full of protein. There is hardly any oil or carbs in this soup.Thus, soups are a healthy way to ensure that your family is getting a well-balanced and nutritious meal. Moreover, cooking becomes a cakewalk with the Gemside Automatic Meal cooker.