Garden Vegetable Soup

Soup loaded with vegetables makes a wonderful side dish to sandwiches or a healthy lunch or dinner option.

Garden Vegetable Soup
Servings: 6 Prep 15 mins Cook 30 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 leek, white part only
  • 1/2 of a large potato, peeled
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 1/2 of a medium zucchini
  • 6 green beans
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons water
  • 4 cups no-salt-added chicken stock
  • 3 ripe tomatoes, peeled and seeded
  • 15 fresh basil leaves, washed and dried
  • 2 medium garlic cloves

Make It

1. Cut all the veggies into 1/4-inch pieces. In a large pot, mix half the olive oil with the water. Add veggies; saute on medium-low until the water evaporates. Don'tlet the veggies brown.

2. Add stock; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, at a gentle boil for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, puree tomatoes, basil, garlic, and remaining oil. Stir puree into soup. Don'tlet it return to a boil. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 121, Fat, total (g): 7, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 11, fiber (g): 2, pro. (g): 4, sodium (mg): 315, calcium (mg): 34, iron (mg): 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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