Healthy Cauliflower-Mushroom Soup
Healthy Cauliflower-Mushroom Soup is a delicious recipe for a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, vegetarian, heart healthy and Weight Watchers (3) PointsPlus recipe. Cauliflower, bell peppers, onions and portobello mushrooms oven-roasted and then simmered on the stove for a hearty and healthy meal. Makes 8 Servings. Healthy Cauliflower-Mushroom Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 35 Minutes.
6 cups cauliflower florets, cut into 2 inch pieces
2 portobello mushrooms, cut into 1 inch pieces
1 large red bell pepper, cut into 1 inch pieces
2 tbsp + 2 tsp olive oil, divided
1 tbsp thyme leaves
1 tsp ground cumin
2 cups chopped onions
4 cups reduced sodium vegetable broth
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1. Preheat oven to 450° F. Toss cauliflower, mushrooms and bell pepper with 2 tbsp of the oil. Sprinkle with thyme and cumin. Toss until evenly coated. Spread in a single layer on baking sheet. Roast 15 to 20 minutes or until cauliflower is golden brown, stirring occasionally.
2. Meanwhile, heat remaining 2 tsp oil in a large saucepan over medium high heat. Add onions; cook and stir 5 minutes or until softened. Add vegetable mixture, broth and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 10 minutes or until cauliflower is tender, stirring occasionally.
YIELD: 8 Servings
Serving Size: 1 Cup per serving
Weight Watchers PointsPlus+ = 3
Carb Choices: 1
Calories: 105, Fat: 5g, Carbohydrates: 12g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 304mg, Fiber: 3g, Protein: 3g
Original recipe and image from: McCormick & Company Inc. http://www.mccormick.com/Recipes/Soups-Stews/Roasted-Cauliflower-and-Mushroom-Soup
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