The Best Immune System Boosting Soups

Feeling the effects of winter? Try these ten immune-boosting soup recipes to combat illness without sacrificing flavor. For more recipes, go to Domino.
Feeling the effects of winter? Try these ten immune-boosting soup recipes to combat illness without sacrificing flavor. For more recipes, go to Domino.
Ingredients
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup thinly sliced mushrooms
  • 3/4 cup chopped bell pepper
  • 1 cup quartered zucchini (cut lengthwise, then in half again and chopped)
  • 4 cups low sodium vegetable stock
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole fennel seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Instructions
  • In a medium to large stock pot over low to medium heat add olive oil, garlic, onions, carrots and celery. Saute until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Add additional vegetables -- mushrooms, bell pepper and zucchini -- and all spices and continue to saute over medium heat until just softened, about another 5 minutes.
  • Once vegetables are just tender to fork add low sodium vegetable stock and bring to a boil.
  • Serve warm.