Weight Watchers 0 Point Garden Vegetable Soup
photo by BRANDYMICHELLE52
- Ready In:
- 3 cups chicken broth (home made is best, or store bought non-fat chicken, beef or vegetable broth)
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 small yellow onions or 1 small vidalia onion
- 1 tablespoon tomato paste (and or or 1 can diced tomatoes)
- 1⁄2 cup chopped carrot
- 1⁄2 cup green beans
- 1⁄2 cup chopped zucchini
- 1 (10 ounce) box frozen chopped spinach
- 1⁄2 teaspoon basil
- 1⁄2 teaspoon oregano
- salt & pepper
- Spray a large sauce pan with non stick cooking spray.
- Saute garlic, onions and carrots for 5 minutes.
- Add broth, tomato paste, green beans, basil, oregano, salt and pepper.
- Simmer for a about 5-10 minutes until all vegetables are tender.
- Add the zucchini and simmer for 5 minutes longer.
- Add frozen spinach and continue heating until the soup is steaming hot.
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