Here’s a simple, flavorful soup recipe that you can throw together in minutes! This Curried Leek Vegetable Soup has anti-inflammatory spices and antioxidant-rich veggies that can help boost your health—and spirits—on the gloomiest day.
4 cups water
1 vegetable bouillon cube
1 garlic clove, minced
1 cup tomato sauce
1 medium, leek, chopped (green and white parts)
1 medium carrot, sliced
2 stalks celery, sliced
2 medium zucchinis, sliced
2 teaspoons curry powder
¼ teaspoon red chili pepper flakes
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped (1 teaspoon dried)
Optional: Pinch kosher salt
Place all ingredients together into a large pot. Stir well, cover, and bring to a simmer. Cook for about 40 minutes, until vegetables are tender. May replace water lost in evaporation.
InstantPot Directions: Place all ingredients in the container of the InstantPot. Press “Soup” setting. Cook according to the manufacturer’s directions. Serve immediately.
Slowcooker Directions: Place all ingredients in the container of the Slowcooker. Cook on high for 4-6 hours or on low for 8-12 hours. Cook according to the manufacturer’s directions. Serve immediately.