Marnie’s Vegetable Soup

Marnie's Vegetable Soup

Serves 4-6. Takes 2 1/2 – 3 hrs.


  • 2 tabs soya beans (soaked overnight)
  • 500g shin beef
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • thick slice pumpkin
  • 2 tabs rice
  • 4 tabs barley
  • salt to taste
  • Parisian essence

Also, add any of the following you have in the fridge: parsnip, turnip, cauliflower, potato, broccoli, celery (including leaves), red beans, lentils.


  1. Cut meat in to pieces.
  2. Put vegetables in whole.
  3. Add grains and chopped onion.
  4. Fill saucepan with water (and/or vegetable stock) and salt.
  5. Bring to boil slowly and cook until meat is tender.
  6. Mash cooked veges. Add essence (optional).
  7. Return to saucepan and stir through with meat.



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