Light Vegetable Soup

Serve with grilled chicken breasts or another lean protein for a complete meal.

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Light Vegetable Soup

Servings 4

Total Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Nutrition Information

calories 95

carbohydrate 7g

protein 1g

fat 7g

saturated fat 6g

sodium 1382g

potassium 328g

fiber 2g

sugar 5g

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon(s) coconut oil
  • 1/2 medium onion(s), yellow diced
  • 2 large carrot(s) thinly sliced
  • 2 medium zucchini thinly sliced
  • 4 tablespoon(s) parsley, fresh chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) thyme, dried or fresh
  • 1 teaspoon(s) sea salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon(s) black pepper freshly ground
  • 4 cup(s) vegetable broth

Instructions

  1. In a 4 quart saucepan (or larger), cook onion in coconut oil until translucent.
  2. Add all other ingredients except vegetable stock.
  3. Cover and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.
  4. Add stock, increase heat and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat to medium and cook until vegetables are soft, about 15-20 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
  7. Optional: Remove 1 cup soup from pan and reserve; pour remaining soup into blender and process at low speed until smooth.
  8. Combine pureed and reserved soup mixtures in saucepan and cook, stirring constantly until hot.

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Comments

  1. tried the soup, however i just used yellow and green squash, 2 large carrots and 1/4 of an onion and some chicken broth low sodium and it was really good.. you don’t need to used all the ingredients just do it your own way without adding extra calories…

  2. Hey everyone, I’m a little confused – in one of my shopping list/recipe calendars, it says “Light Vegetable Soup; chicken” for one of the dinner recipes. Where/how does the chicken come into play with this recipe?

    1. Nathaniel – The chicken comes into play this way. We ask you to prepare chicken in the beginning of the week so you can add it to certain meals and snacks throughout the week to add more protein. This chicken can be added to your serving of soup for this meal – heated up in the pot with it – or it can just be eaten on the side. Sorry for the confusion – we’ll try to word it differently in the future!

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