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Soup, fresh vegetables, lean meats and proteins. A healthy way to eat.
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The Diet Soup

The Diet Soup. This is a solid solution to a fresh, healthy, low fat and low calorie dinner routine.
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 224kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/8 cup olive oil
  • 1 - 2 onions chopped
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 2 carrots peeled and chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 6-8 cups vegetable broth or chicken broth
  • 2 cups tomato juice or V8, diced fresh tomatoes, or canned tomatoes pureed chunky.
  • 1 cup white wine or red wine
  • Herbs and spices:
  • 1 tablespoon soup spice mix
  • 1/2 cup dehydrated soup vegetables.
  • 15 ounce Black Beans canned, drained
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce Or soy sauce. I prefer Pickapeppa and soy sauce will work.
  • 1 teaspoons Tabasco Sauce or your favorite hot sauce
  • Salt and pepper
  • 16 ounce frozen broccoli. or your favorite frozen vegetable. Of course you can use fresh
  • 1/2 pound chicken breast boneless, skinless and sliced thin. Or other lean meats such as lean thin sliced steak, or frozen turkey or chicken meatballs.
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar

Instructions

  • In a large soup pot that's been heated over medium high burner, add the olive oil. When the olive oil is hot, add onions, carrots, and celery Sautee untill just turning soft. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant.
  • Deglaze the pan with white wine and then add the broth and tomato soup.
  • Add the dehydrated vegetables, the soup spice mix, and Worcestershire sauce and the hot sauce. Let simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Drop in the bags of frozen vegetables, the beans and the sliced meat. Turn down heat to medium low and simmer partially covered until vegetables are tender and meat is cooked through. About 25 - 30 minutes.
  • Stir in cider vinegar and taste and adjust seasonings. If it's too tomatoey add a tablespoon of sugar. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 819mg | Potassium: 791mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3603IU | Vitamin C: 67mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 2mg