No Points Vegetable Soup
INGREDIENTS
  • 2 medium garlic clove(s), minced
  • 1 medium onion(s), diced
  • 2 medium carrot(s), diced
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper(s), diced
  • 1 medium stalk celery, diced
  • 2 small zucchini, diced
  • 2 cup green cabbage, shredded
  • 2 cup Swiss chard, chopped
  • 2 cup cauliflower, small florets
  • 2 cup broccoli, small florets
  • 2 tsp thyme, chopped
  • 6 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 Tbsp parsley, or chives, fresh, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp table salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper, or to taste
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice, optional
DIRECTIONS
  1. Put garlic, vegetables, thyme and broth into a large soup pot. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat; reduce heat to low and simmer 10 minutes.
  2. Stir in parsley or chives; season to taste with salt, pepper and lemon juice. Yields about 1 cup per serving.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This soup saves me when I am on Weight Watchers because if I'm hungry, I can have as much as I want! It's also good for vegetarians. You can choose some or all of the veggies listed to throw in and sometimes I add a little tomato paste, too. Enjoy!