Recipes & Dieting Tips: Soups

December 30, 2018

Below are 3 of our most popular soup recipes, great for keeping you on your diet:

   Skinny Soup: Onion-Cabbage Soup

   Onion-Mushroom Soup

   Creamy Tomato Soup with Fresh Spinach.

 

 

Skinny Soup: Onion - Cabbage Soup

Ingredients

  • Garlic Cloves  - 5

  • Onions - 5

  • Either: 2 GreenBell Peppers or 1 Pkg. Diced Frozen Peppers

  • Tomato - 1 or 2 cans 

  • Celery bunch including Leaves

  • White Cabbage - ½ Head of White Cabbage

  •  Lipton Onion Soup Mix - 1 pkg. 

  • Season with Salt, Pepper, Garlic, Parsley, etc.

 

Directions

Cut Vegetables into small to medium pieces, add mix & cover with water.

Boil for 10 minutes.

Reduce flame to a simmer & cook until vegetables are tender.

 

 

Onion-Mushroom Soup

Ingredients

  • Onions  - sliced  

  • Mushrooms - diced  

  • Stock - 1 can either Mushroom, Chicken or Vegetable stock

  • Leeks - chopped

  • Shallots  - chopped

  • Splenda - 2 pkg

  • Season with Salt, Pepper, Garlic, Parsley 

Directions

Simmer in a covered pan: onions, leeks, and shallots for 10-15 minutes.

Add Splenda and cook uncovered until onion mixture is golden x 10 minutes. 

Add mushrooms and cook x 5 minutes.  

Add stock and heat to boiling. Reduce heat, simmer, uncovered, x15 minutes.

Season with Salt, Pepper, Garlic, Parsley

 

 

Creamy Tomato Soup with Fresh Spinach 

Ingredients

  • Onion  - chopped, 1

  • Plum tomatoes  - 2 pounds

  • Basil  - fresh, minced, 2 tbsp

  • Vegetable broth  - 2 cups  

  • Spinach  - fresh, chopped, 1 cup

  • Salt & Pepper

  • Parmesan cheese - grated, 1 tbsp  

Directions   

In large lightly greased pan, saute onions x 5 minutes.

Stir in tomatoes and basil. Cook until tomatoes are tender, about 5 minutes.

Purée mixture in blender until smooth, return to pot.

Add broth, bring to boil.

Add spinach and cook until gently wilted (~ 1 minute).

Season with salt and pepper per taste. 

Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over served soup.

 

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