Helen’s Apprentice Home Cooking Radish and Vegetable Soup

Service should resume as normal next week, but here is another wee recipe from the apprentice, which I made from yellow label radishes (12p) and a mixture of vegetables, which I had to hand and leeks from the garden. This soup is also suitable for both Vegetarians and Vegans.


Radish & Mixed Veg Soup

  • 240g pack of Radishes
  • 2 Carrots diced
  • 5 small Potatoes peeled & diced
  • 2 Onions diced
  • 2 small leeks chopped
  • 1tbls of vegetable stock
  • 1tsp of Garlic Granules
  • ½tsp of Pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 2-3tbls of oil, Olive of Rapeseed if you have
  • Spring onion or chives to garnish (optional)


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  1. Heat oil in a large pot, add onions & saute until translucent
  2. Add potato & radish, stir until covered with the oil
  3. Add carrot & leek, stir until covered with  the oil
  4. Add approx 2ltr of boiling water & stir around
  5. Add the vegetable stock, pepper & salt to taste
  6. Bring to the boil, then simmer for approx 1½ hrs, until vegetables are soft

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If you don’t like lumpy soup then blitz with hand blender in the pot or pour into a blender.

I had my soup with a roll & tattie scones enjoy.


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