Delectable Soups Recipes

Low fat soup ingredients
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Hot, Hearty Soups. Yum!!!

It's getting to be that time of year. At least it's trying to get there here in Florida. I keep waiting. Anyway, my thoughts have turned toward making soup. There's nothing better that a hot, hearty soup to warm you up.

Soups are know for their healthy contents. After all, they are filled to the brim with vegetables. What a better way to lose weight than by eating delicious soups. By making sure they are low fat, low cholesterol, and low sodium you make it even easier to shed the weight. So get busy and start making those soups.

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Low Fat Potato Soup

Ingredients:

1 3/4 cups peeled, diced potatoes

1 med onion, chopped

1/4 cup chopped celery

1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper

3 pkgs Herb-ox sodium free chicken bouillon

1/2 tsp pepper

3 tbsp cornstarch

1 can (12 ounces) fat-free evaporated milk, divided

Directions:

In a large saucepan, combine the potatoes, onion, celery, green pepper, broth and pepper.

Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-18 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Combine cornstarch and 1/4 cup milk until smooth; stir into potato mixture. Add the remaining milk.

Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat.

Make 5 servings of 1 cup each.

***Nutritional Facts***

calories 178

fat 2 g

cholesterol 9 mg

sodium 260 mg

carbohydrate 26 g

14 g protein

*I use Herb-ox bouillion because it contains no fat, no sodium and only 1% carbohydrates*

Low Fat Broccoli Cheese Soup

Ingredients:

1 bag of frozen chopped broccoli

2 cans fat free cream of celery soup

1 can fat free cream of mushroom soup

1 cup of nonfat milk

1 cup reduced fat shredded four cheese mexican blend

Directions:

Cook broccoli to desired tenderness.

In large saucepan, mix all 3 cans of soup with desired amount of milk.

Add cheese. cook on medium low. Stir often.

When broccoli is cooked, add to soup mixture.

Continue cooking and stirring till the cheese is melted.

Makes 6 seving of 1 cup each.

***Nutritional Information***

Calories: 187

Total Fat: 6 g

Cholesterol: 18 mg

Sodium: 1 mg

Total Carbs: 20 g

Dietary Fiber: 2 g

Protein: 14 g

Low Fat Vegetable Soup

Ingredients:

4 large green onions

1 head cabbage

1 bunch celery

1 can V-8 vegetable juice

2 cans chopped tomatoes

2 green bell peppers

1 large turnip root

1 package onion soup mix

1 tsp salt

1 tsp pepper

3 pkgs Herb-ox sodium free beef bouillion

Directions:

Cut vegetables into small pieces; add water to dutch oven until vegetables are coverd with water.

Add onion soup mix, salt, pepper and bouillion and blend well.

Boil fast for 10 minutes; reduce heat and simmer until vegetables are tender.

Makes 6 servings.

***Nutritional Facts***

calories 66

fat 1g

carbohydrates 4 g

protein 3 g

*This is a great soup to use for weight loss.*

Chicken Rice Soup

Ingredients:

1 container (26oz) Swanson Unsalted Chicken Cooking Stock

1 cup water

1/8 tsp poultry seasoning

2 med carrot, sliced

2 stalk celery, sliced

1 small onion, finely chopped

1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper

1 cup uncooked regular white or brown rice

2 cups leftover chopped chicken

Directions:

In dutch oven mix broth, poultry seasoning, thyme, carrot, celery and onion.

Over medium-high heat, heat to a boil.

Reduce heat to low.

Cook rice in separate pan according to package directions.

Stir into stock mixture, add chicken and cook for 20 minutes more.

Makes 6 servings.

***Nutritional Facts***

calories 198

fat 5 g

carbohydrates 17 g

protein 24 g

*Swanson Unsalted Chicken Cooking Salt contains no fat, no cholesterol, no carbohydrates, 4 grams of protein, and 130 mg salt per cup.*

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Comments 6 comments

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peachpurple 3 years ago from Home Sweet Home

you have a great range of low fat soups that suits everyday meals. I love soups. Couldn't go each day without any. Voted up


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 3 years ago from Sunny Florida Author

peachpurple, during cool weather there is nothing more satisfying than soup.


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moonlake 3 years ago from America

Your soups sound good. My husband was out of town last night so I just opened some chicken broth threw in some chicken strips and but it in microwave. Voted up.


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 3 years ago from Sunny Florida Author

moonlake, I pretty much do the same thing when my husband is gone. Thanks for reading.


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dearabbysmom 2 years ago from Indiana

It's snowing here again in Indiana...perfect timing to pull up these recipes! Love soups--so good with crusty bread and fruit, and easy to freeze servings for later. Thanks for sharing!


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DDE 2 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Awesome recipes! It sounds a healthy idea.

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