Meatball & tomato soup

A bowl of soup with meat and vegetables on a plate Easy Healthy Recipes

Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:5 mins
  • Cook:15 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Get three of your 5-a-day in one serving with this healthy, low-calorie tomato soup. The addition of meatballs and giant couscous means it’s filling, too

Nutrient Unit
kcal 330
fat 12g
saturates 3g
carbs 36g
sugars 14g
fibre 6g
protein 17g
salt 0.7g
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Ingredients

  • 1½ tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 red peppers, deseeded and sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • ½ tsp chilli flakes
  • 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes
  • 100g giant couscous
  • 500ml hot vegetable stock
  • 12 pork meatballs
  • 150g baby spinach
  • ½ small bunch of basil
  • grated parmesan, to serve (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

Heat the oil in a saucepan. Fry the onion and peppers for 7 mins, then stir through the garlic and chilli flakes and cook for 1 min. Add the tomatoes, giant couscous and veg stock and bring to a simmer.

  • STEP 2
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Season to taste, then add the meatballs and spinach. Simmer for 5-7 mins or until cooked through. Ladle into bowls and top with the basil and some parmesan, if you like.

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