6 delicious soup recipes against leftovers

Want to warm up with a good soup? Are you using your vegetable peels or leftovers to make healthy seasonal soups? For gourmet and residual soups, here are 6 simple recipe ideas to prepare.

salad with soup

Do you like lettuce? Do not throw it away, put it in a soup! This green and healthy soup will awaken your tastes thanks to the magic ingredient: mustard. To enjoy without moderation and to adapt to the salad you have left in the fridge… To make a 100% vegan lettuce soup, you will need the following ingredients: [1]

  • 4 potatoes
  • 1 head of lettuce
  • Salt
  • Thyme
  • 1 tablespoon mustard

Recipe : Rinse and clean the potatoes and salad. We cut them into small pieces and place them in a pan. Cover the vegetables with water and leave on the fire for 20 to 30 minutes. Sprinkle and add spices or herbs as desired. Stir occasionally. Once the vegetables are cooked, mix everything and add the mustard. Wait 5 minutes before serving.


Broccoli stalk soup

Broccoli stalk is as tasty and for your health as vegetable branches. Unfortunately, it often ends up in the trash or in the trash. With this recipe, you can use it to treat yourself to a good creamy soup. You will need: [2]

  • 1 trunk broccoli
  • 2 good handfuls of green beans
  • 1 potato
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cream
  • Pepper salt

Recipe : Stalk and wash the beans. Wash the broccoli stalk and cut into pieces. Similarly, wash your potatoes and chop them approximately. Put all the vegetables in a saucepan and cover. Salt and bring the water to a boil before letting it cook for 20 minutes on low heat. Remove the pan from the heat. Add the fresh cream (or vegetable cream) and mix everything. Is ready!


Velvet with green leeks

Does it hurt to throw away leek greens? What about using them in a soup? Simple and effective, this recipe will satisfy the most greedy. To enjoy your soup, sorrel is a wonderful ingredient. To prepare this sweet soup, you will need some ingredients [3] :

  • 1 large potato
  • 300 gr green leeks
  • 75 gr sorrel
  • 2 tablespoons liquid cream
  • 1 cube of vegetable juice

Recipe : Start by washing the green leeks and potatoes. Cut them into pieces. In a saucepan, mix the vegetables in 1 liter of water, adding the vegetable juice. Once the vegetables are softened, mix everything. Pass the preparation through a sieve or a vegetable grinder. Add the cream and serve.


Cauliflower stalk soup

As with broccoli, cauliflower stalk is very good in soup! To enjoy the taste of cauliflower even more, we offer you an anti-waste recipe that also uses potato peels. Something to find comfort in the winter and reduce the amount of food waste. You will need: [4]

  • Stalk and essence of two cauliflower
  • 200 gr potato peel
  • 1 onion
  • 500 ml of vegetable juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 400 ml liquid cream
  • 1 thyme branch

Recipe : Peel the garlic and onion and cut them into pieces. Fry them with a little olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Then add the cauliflower you cut into pieces, pears and thyme. Fry for a few minutes before pouring out your liquid. Bring everything to a boil and cover. Once it boils, lower the heat and simmer for another 10 to 15 minutes. Drop then add the cream. Mix and your soup is ready.


Split pea soup with vegetable tops

Does the cold of winter push you to eat a hot and hearty meal? Think split pea soup! For a waste-free version, you can prepare your own soup with vegetable tops and thus improve these leaves that are thrown away very often. To cook this gourmet dish, you will need: [5]

  • 600 g cooked cooked peas (250 g dried)
  • 300 g of vegetable top (beets, beets, radishes, carrots, etc.)
  • 30 to 50 cl cooking juice from separated peas (or vegetable juice)
  • 10 cl thick cream or 50 g fresh butter
  • Salt and pepper

Recipe : Wash the tops of the vegetables and sort to get the freshest. In a saucepan heat the separated peas with the cooking liquid or meat juice. When boiling, add your tops. Cook for about 15 minutes and then mix everything. Add the cream and adjust to taste. Enjoy your lunch!


Peeled juice

When cooking, remember to store your shells. These can allow you to prepare a delicious soup and save you from buying ready-made. To make organic soup from vegetable peel, plan the following ingredients: [6]

  • About 400 g of organic vegetable peel, cut into large pieces (onion and garlic peels, carrot and parsley peels, etc.)
  • 1 to 2 cloves of garlic according to your taste (you can remove the germ)
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt, pepper
  • Aromatic plants (herbes de Provence, thyme, rosemary, laurel leaves, etc.)
  • You can add to your taste minced ginger, 4 spice mixes, etc.
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 liters of water

Recipe : Heat a little oil in a saucepan. Add your crushed garlic cloves. Add the peels and fry for 2 minutes. Salt, pepper and add the herbs and then cover with water. Boil until reduced by half. Filter the preparation to get your liquid. To concentrate more, simmer for a few minutes on the fire. Throw the preparation in a jar and that’s it! You can consume this gravy only with small pasta of the vermicelli type or use it as cooking liquid to cook rice or pasta.


Simple, healthy and economical recipes that will satisfy your tastes … and reduce your waste! To go further, here is how to cook your vegetable peels.

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