Italian Vegetable Soup

Serves: 6 WW Points: 3 Ingredients: 1 small carrot -- julienned 1 small leek -- julienned 1 stalk celery -- julienned 2 ounces cabbage -- finely sliced 1 bay leaf 3 3/4 cups vegetable stock 1 cup cooked cannelini beans -- (or white) 1/4 cup pasta shells -- Use small pasta (bows, shells, stars) Instructions: […] Read more »

Tomato Soup

Serves: 6 WW Points: 1 Ingredients: 3 1/2 pounds ripe tomatoes 1 2/3 cups chicken stock 3 tablespoons sun-dried tomato paste 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 teaspoons sugar handful fresh basil leaves Instructions: Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Plunge tomatoes into boiling water for 30 seconds and then remove. Peel skins […] Read more »

Sweet Potato Soup

Serves: 6 WW Points: 1 Ingredients: 1 1/4 pounds sweet potato -- diced, peeled 3 carrots -- chopped 1 large celery stalk -- chopped 1 bay leaf 6 cups water 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon Hungarian sweet paprika Instructions: Put all vegetables with the bay leaf in a soup pot. Add water and bring […] Read more »

Honey Carrot Soup

Serves: 4 WW Points: 2 Ingredients: 1 pound carrots -- peeled and thinly sliced* 1 onion -- chopped 2 cups lowfat chicken broth 1/4 cup honey 1 cup skim milk Ground nutmeg Minced chives Instructions: Place carrots, onion and chicken broth in large saucepan. Cover and simmer over medium heat about 15 minutes or until […] Read more »

Golden Squash Soup

Serves: 5 WW Points: 3 Ingredients: 1 medium butternut squash -- peeled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1 large onion -- chopped 3 medium garlic cloves -- chopped 1 tablespoon ginger -- freshly ground 1 tablespoon turmeric 1 teaspoon curry powder 2 3/4 cups chicken stock 6 ounces coconut water -- canned 2 tablespoons […] Read more »

Cucumber Soup

Serves: 6 WW Points: 1 Ingredients: 1 large cucumber -- peeled 2 cups fat-free chicken broth 1 1/2 cups nonfat milk 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon curry powder salt pepper chives Instructions: Dice cucumber. Put all ingredients in blender. Blend till smooth. Store in refrigerator several hours or overnight. Garnish each serving with cucumber […] Read more »

California Crab Gazpacho

Serves: 4 WW Points: 4 Ingredients: 1 pound crab meat (reserve) 1 cup celery -- chopped 1/2 bunch parsley -- chopped (Italian, if possible) 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 (32-ounce) bottle or can V-8 juice 1 cup tomatoes -- chopped 3 cloves garlic -- minced or pressed 1 cup bell pepper -- chopped 1 […] Read more »

Next Day Turkey Soup

Serves: 8 WW Points: 4 Ingredients: 2 quarts chicken broth 1 turkey carcass, all meat removed 1 onion -- halved 1 onion -- minced 1 carrot -- halved lenghtwise 1 carrot -- minced 1 stalk celery 1 stalk celery -- minced 2 bay leaves 2 garlic cloves -- smashed 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 cups […] Read more »

Manhattan Clam Chowder

Serves: 6 WW Points: 4 Ingredients: 20 ounces canned minced clams -- drained, and juice reserved 2 medium celery stalks -- chopped 1 medium bell pepper -- chopped 1 medium carrot -- chopped 2 small potatoes -- peeled, chopped 14 1/2 ounces canned Italian-style diced tomatoes -- undrained 29 ounces canned chicken broth 1/8 teaspoon […] Read more »

Minestrone

Serves: 6 WW Points: 2 Ingredients: 1 cup chopped onions 1/4 cup chopped celery 3 slices turkey bacon -- chopped 1 garlic clove -- minced 3 cups water 1 can stewed tomatoes - (14 oz) with juices -- chopped 1/2 cup canned chick-peas (garganzo beans) -- rinsed and drained (or small white beans) 1/2 cup […] Read more »