Vegetable Soup Recipe: Potato-Onion Soup

    This healthy potato soup helps kill the harmful bacteria in your mouth, and makes for a hearty, satisfying fall meal.


    • 3 medium potatoes
    • 1 medium onion
    • 3 tablespoons canola oil
    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 1/4 cup tomato puree
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1 tablespoon corn flour
    • 2 cups water
    • 1 tablespoon coriander leaves
    • Salt (to taste)

    Cut peeled potatoes and onion into chunks and wash thoroughly. Cook with canola oil over medium heat until tender. Remove from heat and set aside to cool. Puree the potato-onion mixture in a blender, and then blend in the tomato puree.

    Heat butter in separate pan. Season with chili powder, pepper and salt. Add in the puree and lemon juice and bring everything to a boil. Slowly add corn flour (dissolved in water), stirring the whole time, and cook over a low flame until the soup thickens. Garnish with finely chopped coriander. Serve warm.

    Serves 2