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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 184.7
  • Total Fat: 5.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.9 mg
  • Sodium: 441.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.9 g
  • Protein: 11.5 g

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Creamy Broccoli-Artichoke Soup



Introduction

Delicious and creamy, this soup is perfect on a cold night. Delicious and creamy, this soup is perfect on a cold night.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    Lentils, 1 cup
    Skim milk, 1 cup
    Cheddar or Colby Cheese, Low Fat, 1/2 cup, grated
    Olive Oil, 2 tbsp
    Broccoli, fresh, 1 bunch (remove crowns and break into florets; chop stalks finely)
    Artichokes, frozen, 1/2 package (9 oz)
    Turnips, 1 medium, cubed
    Sweet potato, 1/4 cup, cubes
    Onions, raw, 1/2 cup, chopped
    Garlic, 3 cloves, chopped
    *Imagine Organic Vegetable Broth, 4 cup
    1 t black pepper
    2 bay leaves

Directions

Heat olive oil over medium flame in large stock pot. Add onions and garlic and heat until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add broccoli stalks, sweet potato and turnip, along with half of the vegetable broth and the bay leaves. Turn heat to medium-high. Simmer about 5 minutes, then add lentils. Simmer until vegetables and lentils are tender, about 15 minutes. Remove bay leaves, then add milk and puree using a stick blender.
(If you don't have a stick blender, transfer batches to a blender to puree.) Add remaining broth, artichokes and broccoli and simmer until broccoli is tender. Add grated cheese to bowls just before serving.

Makes about six hearty 1 1/2 servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SP_STEPF.






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