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Here is a recipe that I threw together one time after a party where I wound up with 2 trays of veggies leftover. I just tossed all the leftovers into a pot, added a few things and let them cook down... very little fat or calories but loaded with flavor and nutrition! It can be adapted as to what you have available! I call this "Ultimate Vegetable Soup"
8 cups broccoli chopped
8 cups cauliflower chopped
4 cups carrots chopped
2 large stalks celery chopped
1 cup chopped onion
3 cups chopped zucchini
1 cup chopped green peppers
1 large can whole peeled tomatoes
1 large can crushed tomatoes
5 cloves garlic minced
4 cups water
1 can small red beans
1 can small white beans
salt and herbs to taste (I use oregano, basil and cayenne pepper)
Makes 10 2 -cup servings
Chop all vegetables into large chunks. Combine in large soup pot with water, tomatoes and beans and seasonings as you wish. Allow to come to a boil and then turn down to a low simmer until all vegetables are tender. As the vegetables cook down they will release their own juices and this will become more liquidy so be sure to use a very large pot so you don't have spill overs. This is a very hearty and satisfying soup with very little calories and a lot of fiber.
Number of Servings: 10
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RICCILYNN.
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