Soups That Can Help You Lose Weight

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When it comes to weight-loss food options, mostly comes first in the list. Well-almost! They are the top choice as it’s loaded with wholesome veggies that give you the nutritional punch and curb hunger pangs. Also, low-calorie based options like veggie broth soups are second to none. While there are several weight-loss options, doing your own with healthy ingredients is crazy-simple. We’ve listed seven vegetable recipes below that are easy to recreate. You just have to prepare, serve, and eat.


Try these Healthy and Delicious Soup Recipes for Losing Weight:

Here are the recipes:

1. Vegetarian Collard Greens Soup:

Description:

The vegetarian collard green soup aids in weight management. Addition of the collard green makes it nutritious. The soup is easy to make, filling, and filled with vitamins, fiber, and protein.


Ingredients:

  • Olive oil
  • Smoked paprika
  • Chilli powder
  • Cumin
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Onion
  • Carrots
  • Celery stalks
  • Tomatoes
  • Tomato paste
  • Soy sauce
  • Lemon juice
  • Salt-free herb seasoning
  • Sugar
  • Garlic powder
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Dried lentils
  • Collard greens
  • Uncooked quinoa

Directions:

  • Wash, dry, and finely chop the veggies.
  • Add one tsp olive oil to a large stockpot.
  • Add two tsp paprika, one tsp chilli powder, one tsp cumin, and a pinch of red pepper flakes.
  • Bring the heat to medium.
  • Add one chopped onion, three carrots, and three celery stalks. Sautee for 10 minutes.
  • Mix 10 cups of water, 15 oz tomatoes, 6-ounce tomato paste, two tsp soy sauce, two tsp lemon juice, one tsp garlic granules, half tsp salt, one cup lentils, and fresh pepper to taste. Mix well.
  • Add the collard greens. Bring it to medium heat and allow simmering for 30 minutes.
  • Add ¼ cup uncooked quinoa.
  • Simmer for 20 minutes.
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2. Veggie Soup:

Description:


No matter what diet you are into, this  veggie soup is perfect to have as a snack or even as a wholesome meal. It will leave you feeling full for longer hours.

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Ingredients:

  • Olive oil
  • Onions
  • Green peppers
  • Tomatoes
  • Celery
  • Cabbage

Directions:


  • Begin by chopping four large onions, two green peppers, three large tomatoes, a bunch of celery, and a small cabbage. Separate the onion and green pepper in one bowl, tomatoes and celery in another, and cabbage in another bowl.
  • In a large pan, heat the olive oil.
  • Add the onion and the green peppers and toss to coat. Sautee the veggies until the water dries up. Once the veggies are cooked, remove from heat.
  • In a stockpot, mix the cabbage with three cups of water. Then, add the celery and tomatoes. Finally, add the green peppers and onions.
  • Heat the soup until it boils. Once veggies are cooked, reduce the heat and allow the soup to simmer for 50 minutes.
  • Mix well and serve immediately.
  • You may also refrigerate the excess soup for five days.

3. Vegetable Stock Soup:

Description:

Are you looking for a vegetable stock soup that aid in weight loss and is super flavorful? Well, this is perfect for you. The cook time is just 30 minutes. This soup is filled with nutrient-based veggies to provide you with fibre-packed nutrition, allowing you to stay fuller.

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Ingredients:


  • Yellow onion
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Garlic
  • Green bell peppers
  • Vegetable stock
  • Tomatoes
  • Green cabbage
  • Tomato paste
  • Dried thyme
  • Dried oregano
  • Dried basil

Directions:

  • Heat a large pot on medium heat. Add the one yellow onion, two cups carrots, one cup celery, three garlic cloves, and two green bell peppers.
  • Cook for three minutes. Add the water and allow the veggies to cook.
  • Mix the vegetable stock with two can tomato paste and bring it to boil.
  • Add two tsp tomato paste and one tsp dried thyme, oregano, and basil each and simmer it for 15 minutes.
  • Serve hot.

4. White Bean Parmesan Spinach Soup:

Description:

This white bean parmesan spinach soup has 87 calories and makes for a complete meal cum snack. The parmesan cheese in the soup brings out a savory flavor. Find the complete recipe below.


Ingredients:

  • Olive oil
  • Onions
  • Garlic cloves
  • Vegetable broth
  • Tomatoes
  • Sugar
  • Italian dried herbs
  • Kosher salt
  • Black pepper
  • White beans
  • Baby spinach
  • Fresh parmesan cheese
  • Parsley
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Directions:

  • Heat one tsp olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add one diced yellow onion and six to eight minced garlic cloves.
  • Cook until onions turn translucent.
  • Add six cups of the veggie broth, 430 gram of diced tomatoes, one tsp sugar, one tsp Italian herbs, one tsp salt, and half tsp pepper.
  • Bring it to boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for five minutes while combining all the flavors well.
  • Add in four cans of white beans and four cups of baby spinach. Continue to simmer until the spinach wilts.
  • Remove from heat. Mix the parmesan cheese. Add salt and pepper, as desired.
  • Serve hot.
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5. Cabbage Soup:

Description:


Cabbage is the heart of this recipe, thanks to its health benefits. The super-rich food is known for balancing weight management. Many diet watchers include this cabbage soup for seven days straight. Its other benefits are it lowers blood pressure, cholesterol levels, prevent heart problem, improve mental health, skin, and reduces cravings.

Ingredients:

  • Onion
  • Carrot
  • Celery stalks
  • Garlic cloves
  • Parsley
  • Cabbage
  • Vegan chicken cubes
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Directions:


  • Wash and chop the veggies.
  • Heat olive oil in a large pot. Add one large onion, one carrot, two celery stalks, and three minced garlic. Cook until the onions turn translucent.
  • Add eight cups of water. Crush the chicken cubes and add to the stock.
  • Allow it to boil.
  • Add one large cabbage, half cup parsley, and a pinch of pepper and salt. Mix well.
  • Simmer for half an hour.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley and serve hot!

6. Thai Lemongrass Soup:

Description:

This soup has a healthy dose of protein and contains about 136 calories per serving. You may reserve this soup for sick days because it has healing properties like lemongrass, ginger, lemon, and cilantro. Find the recipe below.

Ingredients:


  • Lemongrass stalks
  • Vegetable oil
  • Garlic cloves
  • Ginger
  • Vegetable broth
  • Mushrooms
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Tofu
  • Lime juice
  • Cilantro
  • Soy sauce

Directions:

  • Flatten two lemongrass stalks and cut off its stalks in four sections.
  • Keep aside.
  • Heat two tsp of the oil in a medium pan. Add two garlic cloves and one tsp of grated ginger. Sautee for one minute.
  • Add four cups of the veggie broth, two stalks lemongrass and two cups stemmed mushrooms and one cup cherry tomatoes. Bring to a low simmer until the mushrooms turn tender.
  • Add seven ounces of tofu to the mixture with ¼ cup cilantro and one tsp lime juice, and mix well. Mix with soy sauce.
  • Remove the lemongrass and discard.
  • Serve hot.
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7. Roasted Pumpkin Sage Soup:

Description:

This rich and creamy soup is perfect to have on a cold, chilly day. It contains fewer calories and tastes absolutely delicious. The soup is also packed with fibres and can keep you feeling fuller for longer hours.


Ingredients:

  • Pumpkins
  • Butter
  • Olive oil
  • Shallots
  • Garlic cloves
  • Vegetable stock
  • Fresh sage
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Reduced-Fat cream (optional)

Directions:

  • Turn the oven to 400°F.
  • Cut the pumpkins into two. Scoop out the seeds on a baking sheet. Bake for an hour.
  • When the pumpkin cools off, use a spoon to take out the flesh.
  • Heat butter to pan on medium heat and add three cups of shallots. Cook for five minutes.
  • Mix three garlic and cook for an extra minute.
  • Add two medium pumpkin and four cups of veggie broth, along with one tsp sage, salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Blend out the soup until smooth.

These are the best vegetable soup recipes that you can try out for shedding some pounds. If you are trying to slim down, then you can try any of these as a snack-cum-meal.


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