Simple Green Soup

Here is a quick and easy green soup that will do wonders for your waistline! Packed with plenty of veggies, this will surely hit the spot!

Winter-Wonder Weight-Loss Soup

Serves 4
Cook time 30 minutes
By author Client at Boulder Nutrition and Exercise
This is a super quick and easy soup that certainly won't bust your waistline! The vibrant green color of this will surely leave you with a smile! Try serving with a simple salmon fillet or grilled chicken breast to make an easy meal. Per serving: ~90kcals; 1 serving grain/starchy vegetable, 1 serving vegetable, 1/2 oz protein equivalent

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, peeled and sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 turnip, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cups low sodium vegetable stock
  • 2 large zucchini, cut into 1-cm pieces
  • 1 bunch curly kale, rinsed and drained
  • handful spinach leaves

Directions

Step 1
In a sauce pan, saute onion and garlic with a little water or vegetable stock for about 4 minutes. Add turnip and sweet potato, saute 3 more minutes.
Step 2
Add the remaining vegetable stock and simmer for 10 minutes.
Step 3
Stir in zucchini and kale, simmer for 5 more minutes.
Step 4
Add spinach and simmer 1 minute longer.
Step 5
Pour entire soup mixture into blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Return to sauce pan on low heat. Add fresh parsley to garnish.
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