low-calorie swede soup recipe

Who’s in the mood for some soup? I love my soup recipes and how easy and quick they are to make. You might be thinking, soup isn’t quick. It is if you have a soup maker! This Swede soup recipe is perfect for a cold winter’s night and I can’t wait for you to try it!

I love making soup recipes, they’re healthy and so filling. Plus you can pair them with some nice bread or rolls if you have some. better yet you can always make your own if you’re feeling up to it. I’m yet to buy a bread maker but hopefully soon!

Now, this is called a swede soup recipe, also known as a Rutabaga Soup for the fancy people out there. However, I like to make sure it’s packed with a multitude of vegetables. I will say that if you’re planning on putting parsnip in it, be careful as the taste can overpower mostly everything else in the soup.

Rutabaga Soup recipe
low-calorie swede soup recipe

Healthy Swede Soup Recipe – Healthy Rutabaga Soup Recipe

So as you can imagine, with this soup being packed full of vegetables it’s going to be pretty healthy! This soup is in fact super healthy and it means you can get the fanciest bread out there, stick it in the toaster and dip it in, you could even have croutons if you felt like it!

Slimming World Swede Soup Recipe. As we all know I like making my slimming world soup recipes and that’s why I’ve sorted this recipe out so you all know how many syns are in swede soup! Per portion, this Slimming World Rutabaga Soup will be 2 syns! Hardly anything I know.

Low-Calorie Swede Soup Recipe. Yes, this is a low-calorie Rutabaga Soup recipe so don’t fear! This swede soup recipe is 45 calories per portion. We all know that bread has a lot of calories most of the time so thankfully you’ll have plenty of calories left over to enjoy some crusty bread!

Soup Recipes

As you can imagine, with my love of soup I have loads of soup recipes on Matt’s cafe! This swede soup recipe is just the tip of the iceberg and if you like making soup as much as I do or just using your soup maker, you’ll love some of the soups I’ve made.

Take a look at the list of soups below and see if there’s anything you want to try out. Personally, my dairy-free leek and potato soup recipe is my favourite.

low calorie dairy free potato and leek soup

Equipment I used To Make Swede Soup e.g. Rutabaga Soup Recipe

So of course one of the things I love using when I make soup is my soup maker because who doesn’t want a soup maker? Gone are the days of using the hob and spending ages keeping an eye on it, stirring it and blending! I mean who has time for that?

Take a look at some of the affiliate links below to see what equipment I used when I made this very tasty swede soup recipe and maybe get yourself something new from the kitchen. I’d just like to point out that the soup maker is a lot better for energy consumption which will cost you less when it comes to paying your energy bills at the end of the month!

Morphy Richards Soup Maker

If you want to start making soup maker soup recipes then you need a soup maker. I would totally suggest getting this Morphy Richards soup maker. I’ve used mine for 5+ years now and it’s still going strong. Most of the time I’ll set it to smooth when I make my soups but you can also use a chunky setting that’s great for recipes like this chunky vegetable soup recipe!

Making healthy soup recipes has never been easier! I used to make soup on the hob and it would literally take hours. Now it takes 5-10 minutes to prepare the ingredients and 20 minutes for the soup maker to work. That’s a soup dinner made in under 30 minutes, it can’t get much better than that.

It doesn’t matter if you’re making Cualiflower soup, leek and potato soup or chunky vegetable soup because the soup maker can literally blend any food up, no matter hard potato or soft leek!

Healthy Swede Soup Recipe Card

This recipe is suited really well for me and my partner. We make enough for dinner and then there’s some left over for lunch the next day. This recipe will feed up to 4 people so enough for a while family to tuck into. This swede soup recipe is also really cheap to make and you’ll be able to let your money go further.

If you’re looking for a cheap soup recipe, you’ve found it. Take a look at the cost breakdown in the recipe card and you’ll be able to see just how much this swede soup recipe costs and how much you’ll save each month. There’s no meat which means the costs will be low and vegetarian meals rule.

Rutabaga Soup recipe

Healthy Swede Soup Recipe

A heart warming rutabaga soup, perfect for lunch and dinners.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine British
Servings 4 People
Calories 45 kcal


  • Soup Maker
  • Chopping Board
  • Knife
  • Vegetable Peeler


  • 500 g Swede / Rutabaga
  • 600 ml Water
  • 1 Vegetable Stock Cube
  • 2 Parsnips
  • 2 Carrots
  • 1 Medium Onion
  • ½ tsp Thyme
  • ½ tsp Smoked Paprika
  • ¼ tsp Black Pepper
  • ¼ tsp Salt


  • Peel the swede, carrots and parsnips and cut it into chunks.
  • Peel and cut the onion into wedges.
  • Add all of the ingredients into the soup maker and turn it on to the smooth setting and leave to cook and blend.
  • Serve with warm bread, croutons or enjoy on its own.


*Prices correct as of February 2023
*This is 2 Syns per serving
Swede 500 g 130 kcal £0.65
Carrots 2 50 kcal £0.04
Parsnips 2 75 kcal £0.08
Onion 1 40 kcal £0.06
Vegetable Stock Cube 1 13 kcal £0.03
Thyme (Dried) 1/2 tsp 1 kcal £0.01
Smoked Paprika 1/2 tsp 3 kcal £0.02
TOTAL   180 kcal £0.89
PER SERVING   45 kcal £0.22
Keyword Slimming World, Soup, vegetable, Vegetarian

If you liked this low-calorie swede soup recipe as much as I did, don’t forget to share it with your friends and family so they can enjoy it as well! You can also add the pictures below to your Pinterest so you can show the whole world that you like to eat healthily and that you can make an amazing soup!

Low-Calorie Swede Soup Recipe Pinterest Pictures

Low-Calorie Rutabaga Soup Recipe
Healthy Low-Calorie Swede Soup Recipe

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