As the temperature rises, hot weather can make people more prone to dehydration, heat exhaustion, and digestive discomfort. Due to the scorching heat of the sun, the digestive system can become sluggish, leading to indigestion, gas, and bloating. To combat these problems, it's essential to focus on light and easily digestible foods. Soups are an excellent option as they provide hydration, gentle nourishment, and can be customized with ingredients that aid digestion. Let's take a look into some easy-to-prepare comforting soup recipes to treat stomach upset, and bloating.
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Chicken Vegetable Soup
500 gram boneless chicken breast, kosher salt (to taste), pepper (to taste), 2 tablespoon olive oil, 1 medium onion (diced), 2 celery sticks (chopped), 2 medium carrots (sliced), 2-3 garlic cloves (minced), 400 gram tomatoes (diced), 1 large potato (cut into small cubes), 1 large zucchini (diced), 250 gram mushroom (diced), 8 cups chicken stock (low on salt), and 2 tablespoon parsley (chopped).
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First, season the chicken with salt and pepper. Follow the procedure to sear the chicken in oil until golden brown and set aside. After that, add onion, celery, and carrots to the pot, and sauté them for 2-3 minutes.
Then include the garlic, tomatoes, potatoes, zucchini, and mushrooms one by one. And next, pour in the stock. At this time, add the chicken into the pot. Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce the heat and allow it to simmer for 35 minutes or until the chicken and vegetables are fully cooked. You can serve it with a chopped parsley garnish.
2 tablespoon olive oil, 1 onion (chopped), 2 garlic cloves (mined), 1 large carrot (chopped), 2 celery ribs (chopped), 400 gram lentils (rinsed), 400 gram tomato (crushed), 1.5 liters vegetable stock, ½ teaspoon cumin and coriander powder, 1 ½ teaspoon paprika powder, 2 bay leaves, 1 lemon (zest + juice), ¼ teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon pepper, and fresh parsley (to garnish).