This Weight Loss Vegetable Soup Recipe is one of our favorites! As you would expect in a vegetable soup recipe, this is completely loaded with fresh veggies and flavor. It’s naturally low in fat and calories it’s the perfect lunch, snack or starter!
While we eat it as a starter or lunch, to make this more of a main dish for dinner, we often add our favorite proteins (like leftover turkey or chicken) and some grains such as Quinoa or brown rice.
Vegetable soup is delicious, healthy and filling! It’s easy to make and perfect for lunch or afternoon snack.
It’s bright, colorful and loaded with all kinds of vegetables (and you can easily sub in whatever veggies you like or have on hand).
1 small onion diced
2 cloves garlic minced
1 cup diced carrots
4 cups chopped cabbage approx. 1/4 head of cabbage
1 cup green beans 1″ pieces
2 whole bell peppers chopped
1 can 28 oz low sodium diced tomatoes
6 cups low sodium beef broth
2 tablespoons tomato paste
2 bay leaves
1/2 teaspoon each thyme & basil
pepper to taste
2 cups broccoli florets
2 cups sliced zucchini
In a large pot cook onion & garlic over medium heat until slightly softened.
Add carrots, cabbage & green beans and cook an additional 5 minutes.
Stir in bell peppers, undrained tomatoes, broth, tomato paste, bay leaves and seasonings. Simmer 6-7 minutes.
Add in zucchini & broccoli. Simmer an additional 5 minutes or until softened.