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Soup Recipe you would love to have for weight loss

Soup recipe for weight loss

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Soup Recipe you would love to have for weight loss

Soup Recipe you would love to have for weight loss

Soup is liquid food, usually served warm or hot and made by combining vegetable ingredients with broth, milk, or water. It can be clear as well as thick. Soup is considered one of the nutritious and healthy foods which are also called an appetizer. Each soup recipe mentioned below can help you reach your weight loss goals

1. Pumpkin soup recipe

pumpkin soup

Give this spiced pumpkin soup a try to satisfy your taste buds. Pumpkin is a good source of vitamins and minerals like vitamin A, vitamin B2, vitamin C, vitamin E, copper manganese, potassium, and iron.

Ingredients

• 250 gm orange pumpkin

• 2 medium-sized carrots

• 4 cloves of minced garlic

• 1-tablespoon cooking oil, preferably olive

• 1 cinnamon stick

• Black pepper powder

• 3 cups of water

• Salt and oregano to taste

Method

1. Wash the pumpkin and carrots, peel them and chop them coarsely.

2. Set aside, heat the olive oil in a pressure cooker over medium heat. Once hot, add the cinnamon, cloves, and peppercorns. Flip until you smell the spices, then add the minced garlic and fry with the spices until translucent.

3. Add the chopped pumpkin, carrots, water. Salt and oregano to taste. Put the lid on and let it pressure cook till two whistles over medium heat. About 15 minutes it will take.

4. Let the soup cool for a few minutes before opening the lid. Blend all the ingredients in the pot until well-mixed.

5. To make smoother consistency, use a strainer. Add water if required for a thinner consistency. Give it a boil. You can add popped jeera seeds as well.

6. Pumpkin seeds and basil leaves can be sprinkled over the soup.

2. Asparagus soup recipe

Creamy-Asparagus-Soup

It is a great source of nutrients like fiber, folate, and vitamins A, C, and K. Also, eating asparagus has a number of potential health benefits such as weight loss, better digestion, and lower blood pressure.

Ingredients

• 2 washed bunches of asparagus

• 1 tbsp. of butter

• 1 clove minced garlic

• 1 cup of chicken stock/ vegetable stock

• 1/2 cup of heavy cream

• Salt and pepper to taste

Method

1. Cut asparagus into small pieces.

2. In a pot, melt unsalted butter over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook till it changes color.

3. Add the stock and asparagus and bring to a simmer. Cook for about 5 minutes, or until the asparagus is soft but still green.

4. Let the soup cool for a few minutes, make its puree using a blender for a smooth consistency.

5. Add cream and cook on low until heated through. Season salt and cayenne pepper.

6. Garnish with fresh parsley and crumbled crispy bacon.

3.  Mushroom Soup

healthy-mushroom-soup

Mushrooms are rich in B vitamins like riboflavin, niacin, and pantothenic acid. This combination helps protect heart health. Riboflavin is beneficial for red blood cells. Niacin is helpful to the digestive system and for maintaining healthy skin. Here is the mushroom soup recipe

Ingredients

•  2 tablespoons of butter

•  minced garlic cloves- 2

• 1 finely chopped onion

• 250 gms chopped mushrooms

• 2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour

• 3 cups of chicken stock

• Salt and pepper to taste. Sliced sautéed mushrooms and parsley for garnish

Method

1. Melt 1 tbsp. of butter in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and chopped onions until the color changes. Add the mushrooms and cook for 2-3 minutes, until they are soft and golden brown.

2. Add 1 tbsp. of butter to the saucepan. Sprinkle flour and mix quickly to form a dough on medium flame. Add the broth slowly, beating lumps between each addition.

3. Put the mushrooms back in the pot and continue cooking for another 2 minutes. The broth will thicken slightly to become creamy.

4. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes, then put in bowls. Garnish with mushrooms and parsley.

4. Broccoli soup

Creamy-Broccoli-Soup-Recipe

Broccoli is a good source of fiber and protein and contains iron, potassium, calcium, selenium, and magnesium as well as the vitamins A, C, E, K, and a wide range of B vitamins including folic acid. The broccoli soup recipe is one of the easiest.

Ingredients

• 2 tablespoons of butter

• 3 minced garlic cloves

• finely chopped onion-1

• Some Broccoli sticks and a few florets

• all-purpose flour- 2 tbsp

• 3 cups of chicken stock

  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Coriander sticks
  • Sliced sautéed mushrooms and parsley for garnish

Method

1. Melt 1 tbsp. of butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and chopped onions until the color changes.

2. Stir broccoli and coriander sticks with butter for 2-3 minutes.

3. Add 2 cups of water, let it pressure cook till two whistles over medium heat.

4. Let the soup cool for a few minutes before opening the lid. Blend all the ingredients in the pot until well-mixed.

5. To make smoother consistency, use a strainer. Give it a boil.

6. Add 1 tbsp. of butter to the saucepan and saute broccoli florets with salt and pepper

7. Add saute florets to the soup for garnish.

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