Spicy Tomato, Quinoa and Vegetable Soup


1 tbs olive oil

1 medium white onion

1 medium carrot

2 celery sticks

1/2 dried chilli flakes

2 tsp ground cumin

500g sweet potato

400g diced tomatoes

3 cups chicken stock (salt reduced if possible)

1/4 cup quinoa

150g green beans



1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, carrot and celery, cook, stirring for 5 minutes, until golden brown. add chilli cumin and cook, stirring, for a further minute or until fragrant. 

2. Add sweet potato, tomatoes, stock and quinoa. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until potato and quinoa are tender. Add beans and cook for another 2 mintues or until tender. Season with salt and pepper.


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