Healthy soup recipes (24). Having a couple of healthy soup recipes up your sleeve enables you to easily pack veg into your meals. Whether it’s a classic minestrone, a vibrant tomato soup or the spicy root veg variety, a delicious soup is the ultimate comfort food. Roughly chop the celery, leeks, onions and carrots. Leaving it unpeeled, bash the half bulb of garlic. Place the chicken carcasses, garlic, vegetables, herbs and peppercorns in a large, deep-bottomed pan. Add the cold water and bring to the boil, skim, then turn the heat down to a simmer. Continue ...