Weight Loss Soup

Weight Loss Soup - Seniors Today

Its that time of the year when we swear to right our diets. Get fitter and healthier; and here’s a soup which helps you on your way

Weight Loss Soup is the perfect recipe to a healthier you in 2021.

If you are looking to drop a few pounds this low-calorie, high-fiber soup is healthy, flavourful, and really fills you up.

 Prep Time: 20 minutes

 Cook Time: 2 hours 

 Total: 2 hours

Serves: 10 cups

 

Ingredients

2 cups chicken broth or vegetable broth (you could use low sodium)

3 cups tomato juice (fresh)

2 cups diced tomatoes 

1 onion 

2 cloves finely chopped garlic

I cup diced or sliced mushrooms 

2 carrots peeled and sliced

1 zucchini diced

250 gms pumpkin (orange or white) diced

 1 cup finely chopped green beans

½ cup kidney beans/ rajma soaked drained and rinsed and half pre- cooked

1 ½ cup shredded cabbage 

1 tsp mixed dried herbs/ fresh herbs (basil, coriander, dill, rosemary etc.) 

Salt and pepper to taste

Method

In a large frying pan sprayed with cooking spray, sauté garlic, onions, carrots, and mushrooms for about 5 minutes

In a large pot, combine sautéed garlic and vegetables with the remaining ingredients. Add two cups of water 

Cook on medium for 2 hours, or until vegetables are crispy tender

 

Notes

*You can also use your preference of weight -loss veggies like dudhi (white pumpkin), bhopla (orange pumpkin), drumsticks, chopped spinach, red peppers, celery as variations

** De-seed the tomatoes before using

Pair the soup with a generous sprinkling of pepper and some crusty gluten- free focaccia!

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