Make this low-calorie side-dish soup using vegetables you have on hand. This recipe gives you lots of options.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
30 mins
total:
50 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a 4-quart Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Add celery, leeks, green onions and garlic; cook until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.

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  • Add broth, the water, green beans and/or peas, pasta and pepper. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Stir in the asparagus and/or zucchini and spinach; simmer 2 to 3 minutes more or until pasta and vegetables are tender. Stir in basil.

  • To serve, if desired, top individual servings with Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

85 calories; protein 4.6g; carbohydrates 13.4g; dietary fiber 2.8g; sugars 2.8g; fat 2.1g; saturated fat 0.3g; vitamin a iu 3017.8IU; vitamin c 16.4mg; folate 116.5mcg; calcium 67mg; iron 2.3mg; magnesium 41mg; potassium 333.2mg; sodium 321.1mg.
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