Healthy Cauliflower-Mushroom Soup

Healthy Cauliflower-Mushroom Soup is a delicious recipe for a meatless, vegetable soup. Total recipe time is only (50) minutes. Summary: Cauliflower, bell peppers, onions and portobello mushrooms are oven-roasted, well-seasoned and then simmered on the stove for a hearty and healthy meal. This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, vegetarian, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 PointsPlus), (3 SmartPoints) recipe.  Makes: 8 Servings. Healthy Cauliflower-Mushroom Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.mushroom-cauliflower-soup

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 35 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

6 cups cauliflower florets, cut into 2″ pieces
2 portobello mushrooms, cut into 1″ pieces
1 large red bell pepper, cut into 1″ 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

DIRECTIONS:

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 for 10 minutes or until cauliflower is tender, stirring occasionally.

YIELD: 8 Servings
Serving Size: 1 Cup per serving

Weight Watchers (3 PointsPlus), (3 SmartPoints)
Carb Choices: 1

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 105, Fat: 5g, Saturated Fat: 0g, Carbohydrates: 12g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 304mg, Sugars: 2g, 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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