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Broccoli Soup with Lemon and Chives

by Dawn Blatner, RDN CSSD

Servings: 6 (1.5 cups Per Serving)
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1.5 cups
    
Amount per serving
Calories 147Calories from Fat 26
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g4%
 Saturated Fat 0g 
 Trans Fat 0g 
Cholesterol 0mg 
Sodium 357mg14%
Total Carbohydrate 22g7%
 Dietary Fiber 6g24%
 Sugars 4g 
Protein 11g22%
 
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C185%
Calcium15%
Iron15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

This soup is ready to enjoy in less than 30 minutes. Fresh ingredients fill you up with fiber and protein.

Ingredients

Soup:
1 Tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 yellow onion, chopped
8 cups chopped broccoli (1½ to 2 pounds)
4 cups water
1 can (15 ounce) white beans, rinsed and drained
Salt and pepper, to taste

Toppings:
3 Tablespoons lemon juice
1 cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt
¼ cup chopped fresh chives
Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. In soup pot, sauté oil, garlic, onion and broccoli about 10 minutes, until tender.
  2. Add in water and beans. With hand blender, puree half of the soup. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Mix lemon juice, yogurt, chives, salt and pepper. Serve drizzled on top of warm soup. 
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About the author:

Dawn Jackson Blatner RDN CSSD

Dawn Blatner, RDN CSSD

is the author of The Flexitarian Diet. Visit her website at www.dawnjacksonblatner.com

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