I am a big fan of the Good Housekeeping Soup Diet and I've enjoyed it just as it is for awhile now. Recently I came across a new recipe in Woman's World magazine which is loaded with Antioxidants and it inspired me to combine the two recipes with a tweak or two here and there. I have posted this recipe in metric measurements as I have found that weights convert better than cups when it comes to vegetables and canned items.
I got this recipe from the Weight Watchers site. I have not tried it yet, but it is one of my favorite soups so I had to save it to try soon. It is 5 points per serving. The serving size is 3/4 cup plus 3 T corn chips for 5 points so if you want more, double the recipe AND the points.
This soup was a lunch time staple for me while I was on Weight Watchers. I am a little picky with my veggies but this is the version I make for myself. Feel free to add any of your favorite free veggies.
Not certain as to how many servings are in this recipe so the amount is only estimated. This is a very low fat chili, you can substitute ground turkey for the beef. This can also be made on top of the stove.
1/2 cup serving = 2 pts.
I have seen a couple of recipes for taco soup, but this is different. I received it from my ww leader. It is very much like a chili and is so easy. My family loves it and I love it topped with 1 tbsp low fat sour cream.
When your low on points for the week or if you want something that will fill you up that won't count against your points, indulge yourself in this YUMMY soup..
BTW- my 3. 5, and 7 year old LOVED this soup with some oyster crackers.. Family Pleaser!
Back in 1993 my DM and I became lifetime members of WW. She revised the 0 point soup recipe. She won 1st place with it at her Office "Soup Cookoff" one year. I just dug it out because now I need it again. Zaar is not kind to your waist line. I also have revised her revision. It called for a can of Cajun stewed tomatoes which I can no longer locate. I now use 1 tsp Cajun spice but food.com won't accept it. Also changed a few other items to my liking.
The office I work at is doing our version of the biggest looser. In an effort to still serve soup, and everyone being able to enjoy it, I came up with this simple and easy recipe. It must have been good because 5 minutes after putting out the soup I went to get some for myself ...but it was all gone!
From the WW website, posted here for my 'zaar buddies. The following are variations that can be added to the soup with the accompanying POINTS:
1 ½ Tbsp grated parmesan cheese, POINTS value: 1
2 oz cooked chicken sausage, POINTS value: 3
2 Tbsp cooked chickpeas, POINTS value: ½
2 Tbsp cooked orzo, POINTS value: ½
2 small, store-bought turkey meatballs, POINTS value: 2
I found this recipe in the March/April 2008 issue of Weight Watchers magazine. It is a CORE recipe for those following the CORE plan and it is a points value of 5 for a serving of 1 cup of chili with 2 tablespoons sour cream and 1 tablespoon of scallions.
This recipe is from Weight Watchers Ultimate Flex & Core Cookbook. To save time chopping, you can use 1 cup each of frozen onions and frozen chopped green bell peppers instead of the fresh onion and bell pepper, but I like the fresh. This recipe will serve 4 at 4 points per serving. Each serving is 1 1/2 cups soup and 2 tortilla chips.