Recipe: Try this superfood-packed detox soup

Recipe: Try this superfood-packed detox soup

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This soup is packed with superfoods, antioxidants, fibre and nutrients. It practically flushes away both toxins as well as fat. Though it takes some time and effort to make, the results, not to mention the taste, are worth it.


1 sweet potato, peeled and cubed

3 carrots, peeled and sliced

1 stalk celery, diced

1 onion, diced

800 grams black beans

400 grams tomato, diced

4 cups vegetable broth

Salt and pepper, to taste

Pinch of allspice

1 tsp paprika

1 bay leaf

4 cups spinach, roughly chopped

1 tbsp olive oil

Yields 2 cups


In a large saucepan, throw in sweet potato, carrots, celery, onion, beans, tomato, broth, allspice, paprika, bay leaf, salt and pepper. Cover and heat on a low flame, allowing to simmer until vegetables become tender, around two hours.

Add the spinach to the pan towards the end of the cooking time and remove the soup from heat. Keep covered to allow the spinach to wilt. Drizzle each bowl with some olive oil before serving.