Farmers' Market Vegetable Soup

  • Reprinted with permission from Weight Watchers One Pot Cookbook, copyright (c) 2011. Published by Wiley.
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Serves 8
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 1/2 inch dice
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, thinly sliced
  • 6 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 large tomatoes, halved, seeded, and diced
  • 2 zucchini, halved lengthwise and sliced
  • 3/4 pound green beans, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen peas
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

Combine potatoes, onion, carrots, celery, and broth in large saucepan; bring to boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until potatoes are just tender, about 10 minutes.

Add tomatoes, zucchini, beans, peas, oregano, salt, and pepper to pot; cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes longer. Remove pot from heat and stir in basil. Serve sprinkled with Parmesan.

PER SERVING (1 1/3 cups and 1 tablespoon cheese): 135 Cal, 3 g Total Fat, 1 g Sat Fat, 0 g Trans Fat, 4 mg Chol, 326 mg Sod, 22 g Carb, 7 g Sugar, 6 g Fib, 10 g Prot, 122mg Calc.

Healthy Extra: Add 1 small green bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch dice,to the soup along with the tomatoes in step 2.

Reprinted with permission from Weight Watchers One Pot Cookbook, copyright (c) 2011. Published by Wiley.

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