Roasted Yellow Pepper Soup – Healthy Weight Loss Recipe

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(makes 4 servings)

 

Ingredients: Nutrition Facts for Roasted Yellow Pepper Soup
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5 yellow peppers

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1 cup onion, chopped

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4 cloves garlic, chopped

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1 teaspoon vegetable oil

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5 1/4 cups low-sodium vegetable or chicken broth

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1 cup potato, chopped

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1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

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Directions:
1. Roast the peppers:

small bullet Cut peppers into quarters and remove stem, seeds, and membranes.
small bullet Line a baking sheet with foil. Place peppers down on foil, skin side up and press each segment to lie flat on sheet.
small bullet Bake in an oven at 425º for 20 minutes or until skin is blackened and blistered.
small bullet Remove peppers from oven and place in a paper bag.
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small bullet Remove and discard skins. Set roasted peppers aside.
2. Heat oil in a large saucepan and cook onion and garlic for 3-4 minutes or until onion is tender.
3. Stir in roasted peppers, broth, and potato. Bring to boiling then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes.
4. Cool mixture slightly then pour in a third of the pepper mixture into a blender and process until smooth. Repeat with remaining mixture.
5. Return mixture to saucepan and heat through.
6. Serve in bowls with a dollop of non-fat sour cream (optional) garnished with chives.

 

TEXT VERSION OF NUTRITION FACTS:
Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe (629 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 172
Calories from fat 32
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 103 mg
Total Carbohydrates 27 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 10 g
Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 730%
Calcium 4%
Iron 10%

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