https://d5nxst8fruw4z.cloudfront.net/atrk.gif?account=pUuXo1IWhd10Ug
logo
Be bowled over by low-calorie soups
September 19, 2019 | 9:54 AM
by Oneza Tabish
 
Sharelines

SPINACH SOUP

Easy to make and packed with plenty of nutritients spinach soup is a must try.

Ingredients

• 1 1/2 cup spinach, finely chopped



• 1 cup low fat milk

• A pinch of pepper powder



• 1 onion, finely chopped

• 1 tsp garlic salt

• 1 tsp oil

Preparations

• Heat oil in a pot. Add onions and sauté till pink.

• Add chopped spinach and saute for 2 minutes till the spinach wilts.

• Season with pepper powder, garlic salt and a cup of water. Stir well. Keep aside to cool for 10 minutes.

• In a food processor, puree the spinach mix.

• Boil the puree, add milk and mix well. Let it simmer for 5 minutes and switch off the flame.

• Serve hot.



CLEAR CHICKEN SOUP

‘Chicken soup for the soul’ is how this clear and hearty chicken soup can be defined.

Ingredients

• 2 chicken breasts

• 8 cups of water

• 1 medium size onion,sliced

• 2 stalks of celery, chopped

• 1 and 1/2 tbsp ginger garlic paste

• 8-10 peppercorns

• 1 bay leaf

• Fresh parsley to garnish

• Pepper to taste

• Salt to taste

Preparations

• Add all ingredients except the parsley in a heavy bottomed cooking pot and mix well.

• Cook on high heat until it comes to a boil and then continue to simmer on medium heat for 2 hours stirring in between.

• Once the chicken is cooked and the flavours have infused, switch off the flame.

• Garnish with fresh parsley and serve hot.



VEGETABLE MISO SOUP

A bowl of piping hot vegetable miso soup is a simple mix of comfort, health and taste.

Ingredients

• 3 cups vegetable broth

• 1 tbsp minced garlic

• 1 tbsp grated ginger

• 1 large onion, finely chopped

• 1 cup carrots, finely chopped

• 1/2 cup mushrooms, finely chopped

• 2 stalks celery, sliced

• 1/4 cup miso, dissolved in 2 tbsp broth

• salt and pepper as taste

Preparations

• In a large pot, combine all the ingredients except the miso and bring to a boil.

• Lower the heat.

• Cover and cook on low for 12 minutes or until the carrots soften. Turn off the heat.

• Immediately stir in the miso paste and mix well.

• Season with salt and pepper as per taste.

• Serve hot.



CABBAGE SOUP

This is a vibrant and a healthy soup, that is low on calories and extremely delicious.

Ingredients

• 1/2 cabbage, chopped

• 3 cloves garlic, chopped

• 4 cups vegetable broth

• 1/2 tbsp cumin powder

• 1 tsp salt

• 1/2 tsp black pepper

• 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

Preparations

• Combine cabbage, garlic, broth, and all the spices in a pot. Bring to a boil and simmer for 20 minutes.

• Transfer about two cups of the soup to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.

• Recombine with the soup in the pot and give it a gentle simmer for about 5 minutes. Close the flame.

• Serve hot.

Oneza Tabish is a food blogger, consultant, and columnist based in Oman. She is also the owner of Oman’s popular Facebook group ‘What’s Cooking Oman.’

STAY UPDATED
Subscribe to our newsletter and be the first to know all the latest news