Chock-full of nutrients from multiple veggies, this tasty and comforting Vegetable Broth is just right to have when you are recuperating from a surgery or suffering from vomiting.
It is an apt addition to a clear liquid diet as it helps to maintain the fluid balance in the body. It is very easy to make, and can be made with any veggies of your choice so you do not have to break your head about sourcing the ingredients.
Whatever veggies you make it with, just remember to strain the soup very well because a clear liquid diet should be devoid of fibre. As this Vegetable Broth has no fat, it does not load the digestive system at all.
Preparation Time: 15 mins Cooking Time: 11 mins Total Time: 26 mins Makes 0.75 cup
1/4 cup roughly chopped onions
1/4 cup roughly chopped carrot
1/4 cup roughly chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup roughly chopped potatoes
salt to taste
- Combine all the ingredients in a deep non-stick pan along with 2 cups of water.
- Cover it with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 9 to 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Strain it using a strainer and serve immediately.
|Value per cup||% Daily Values|
|Vitamin A||550.7 mcg||11%|
|Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)||0.2 mg||20%|
|Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)||0 mg||0%|
|Vitamin B3 (Niacin)||1.3 mg||11%|
|Vitamin C||30.3 mg||76%|
|Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)||31.9 mcg||16%|