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

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: 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

91.9 calories; protein 5.7g 11% DV; carbohydrates 16.1g 5% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 3.8g 15% DV; sugars 2.6g; fat 2g 3% DV; saturated fat 0.3g 1% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 1533.4IU 31% DV; vitamin c 22.1mg 37% DV; folate 23.9mcg 6% DV; calcium 46.5mg 5% DV; iron 1.2mg 7% DV; magnesium 12mg 4% DV; potassium 318.1mg 9% DV; sodium 641.2mg 26% DV.

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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