This veggie-packed side-dish vegetable soup can be made in the slow cooker. Just make a few tweaks (see Variation). Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • In a 4-quart Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, celery, carrots, and garlic; cook for 5 minutes.

  • Stir in broth, squash, and undrained tomatoes. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Add beans, zucchini, broccoli, oregano, salt, and pepper; cook for 5 minutes more. If desired, sprinkle each serving with Parmesan cheese.


Variation: Slow Cooker Version: Omit olive oil. In a 3-1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker combine onion, celery, carrot, garlic, broth, squash, tomatoes, beans and dried oregano (if using). Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3-1/2 to 4 hours. If using low-heat setting, turn cooker to high-heat setting. Add zucchini, broccoli, fresh oregano (if using), salt and pepper. Cover and cook 30 minutes more. Serve as above.

Nutrition Facts

92 calories; 2 g total fat; 0.3 g saturated fat; 641 mg sodium. 318 mg potassium; 16.1 g carbohydrates; 3.8 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 5.7 g protein; 1533 IU vitamin a iu; 22 mg vitamin c; 24 mcg folate; 46 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 12 mg magnesium;

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Rating: 5 stars
Will make again. Loved it Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Just as it's billed hearty and tasty with very low calories. It was surprisingly filling and was a crowd pleaser. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Looks perfect I haven't made it yet but was wondering if you could use water instead of broth? Read More