Peruvian Ancient Grain Soup

April 6, 2021 at 10:17 AM


This hearty soup is a nutrient dense meal packed with plant protein, fibre and phytonutrients from the blend of lentils, quinoa, amaranth, buckwheat and vegetables.

Great for warming up your Autumn evenings and a complete protein serving with all nine of the essential amino acids!

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Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 40 minutes


(Serves 4) 

• 1 onion

• 2 sticks of celery

• 1-2 carrots

• 1 capsicum

• 4 tablespoons olive oil

• ½ chilli, finely chopped (or a pinch of chilli flakes)

• 2 tablespoons tomato paste

• 1-2 vegetable stock cubes and 8 cups water

• 1 can chopped tomatoes

• 1½ cups Ceres Organics Ancient Grains Soup Mix

• 1 big handful of chopped spinach (frozen is okay)

• 1 bunch fresh coriander, roughly chopped

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Finely chop onion, celery, carrot and capsicum.

Heat olive oil in a large saucepan at medium heat. Cook vegetables until browned. Add chilli and tomato paste, stir fry for 1-2 minutes. Add stock and chopped tomatoes, bring to the boil, then reduce to a simmer.

Add Ancient Grains Soup Mix and continue to simmer for around 35 minutes, or until grains are cooked. Add the spinach 5-10mins before taking soup off the heat.

Take off heat and serve garnished with coriander.

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Recipe courtesy of Ceres Organics