summer veg and herb soup

Summer veg and herb soup

  • serves 2
  • Easy

An easy fresh vegetable soup. Light and healthy, it's packed with peas, courgette, green beans and fresh herbs and is ready in under 30 minutes. Serve with crusty bread on the side.



  • olive oil
  • spring onions ½ bunch, chopped (including green bits)
  • courgette 1 large, diced
  • basmati rice 3 tbsp
  • vegetable or chicken stock 750ml
  • peas 100g (fresh or frozen)
  • green beans 100g, chopped into 2cm pieces
  • basil, parsley or mint a handful of one or a mix chopped
  • lemon ½, zested


  • Step 1

    Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a pan. Add the spring onions and courgette, then cook for 3–4 minutes until softened. Add the rice and stock, and cook for 5 minutes, then add the peas and beans, and simmer until the rice is tender. Season, then stir in the herbs and lemon to serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 225
  • Carbs 29.2g
  • Protein 8.9g
  • Fat 7.6g
  • Salt 1g
  • Fibre 6.9g