Winter Soup Recipes

Soup Recipes

Are you run down after a long Super Bowl weekend? Catching that winter bug that seems to go around every year? Below are some recipes that pack a nutritious and hearty punch: 

White Bean Chorizo Soup

Cook Time: 15 min
Serves: 6
Calories: 235
Protein: 13g
Total Fat: 7g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Carbohydrates: 31g
Dietary Fiber: 8 g

Ingredients:
4 oz Spanish chorizo, diced
2 cups yellow onion, diced
6 cloves garlic, minced
6 cups fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth
15 oz cannellini beans
4 cups spinach
4 cups kale, chopped
1 tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper

Preparation:
1. Heat a large sauce pan over medium-high heat. Add chorizo to pan and saute 1 minute.
2. Add onion and garlic to pan and saute for 5 minutes more or until onion and garlic are tender.
3. Partially mash the beans with a potato masher. Add broth and beans to pan and bring to a boil.
4. Stir in kale, spinach and pepper and simmer over medium heat for about 6 minutes.
5. Season to taste with salt and pepper.


Chicken Pot Pie Soup

Cook Time: 45 min
Serves: 8
Calories: 212
Protein: 15g
Total Fat: 9g
Saturated Fat: 4g
Carbohydrates: 17g
Dietary Fiber: 2g

Ingredients:
3 tbsp olive oil
1 cup onion, diced
1 cup celery, diced
1 cup white button mushrooms, quartered
½ cup carrots, diced
1 tsp garlic, minced
1 ½ cups red new potatoes, diced
¼ cup all-purpose flour
2 tbsp dry sherry
5 cups chicken stock
2 cups chicken, shredded
2 tbsp thyme, chopped
1 bay leaf
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1 pinch nutmeg
½ cup corn
½ cup peas
2 tbsp parsley, chopped
2 tsp lemon juice

Preparation:
1. Sautee onions, celery, mushrooms, carrots and garlic in olive oil over medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes.
2. Stir in potatoes and 2 cups of chicken stock, and cook for 3 more minutes.
3. Whisk in flour and 2 cups of broth, and cook for 12 minutes.
4. Deglaze with sherry, then stir in the remaining broth, chicken, thyme, bay leaf and nutmeg.
5. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 10-15 minutes or until thickened.
6. Add corn, peas, parsley and lemon juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper.



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