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Low Fat Italian Vegetable Soup

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Low Fat Italian Vegetable Soup

Low Fat Italian Vegetable Soup

Fiona Haynes
Soup makes a perfect lunch. It's filling and highly nutritious. Enjoy this Italian vegetable soup with a green salad drizzled with your favorite low-fat or fat-free dressing.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 large carrot, diced
  • 2 celery sticks, sliced
  • 1 large zucchini, diced
  • 1 cup green beans
  • 2 tsp dried Italian herbs
  • 4 cups fat-free, low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 15-ounce can chopped tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 15-ounce can cannellini beans

Preparation:

Heat oil in large Dutch oven or saucepan. Sauté garlic, onions, carrots, celery, zucchini and green beans for 5 minutes. Stir in herbs and cook for 1 minute. Add broth, tomatoes and beans. Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes.

Makes 8 cups.

Per cup: Calories 128, Calories from Fat 17, total Fat 2g (sat 0.2g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 226mg, Carbohydrate 21.3g, Fiber 6.1g, Protein 6.4g

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 5 out of 5
Simple and delicious, Member Kivulini

I used a teaspoon of Olive oil instead as my stock was homemade and not entirely fat free and it turned out fabulous! Brought some to the office and soon everyone was asking for a sip. Very, very nice soup.

10 out of 11 people found this helpful.

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