Soup Recipes

How can you have a satisfying meal that leaves you feeling full, but without a high Smart-points value? Start your meal with soup. The water in soups increases a size of the portion without increasing energy content.

It has been proven that eating soup more often reduces the risk of obese. People who start their meal with soup eat up to 20% fewer Smart points.

Simple Tomato Soup

Time: 30 mins Number of servings: 6 Point value per serving: 3

Ingredients:

Two 15-oz cans diced tomatoes with all juice

Four whole sun-dried tomatoes but choose not oil-packed

Two and a half cups vegetable stock

Two and a half tbsp butter

One chopped onion

One chopped carrot

One rib celery, chopped too

Two tbsp all-purpose unbleached flour

One tsp dried basil

One tsp salt

Half tsp dried marjoram Pinch of baking soda Half tsp freshly ground pepper

Directions:

Start with sauteing onion in your Instant Pot for two minutes.

Then add carrot, marjoram, celery, and basil. Saute for four minutes.

Now add the flour and cook for a one minute.

Add the rest of the ingredients and close the lid. Select the Manual function to cook on high pressure for eight minutes.

Make a natural release of pressure. Then blend your soup until smooth in your blender or food processor.

Serve and enjoy!

Time: 40 mins Number of servings: 8 Point value per serving: 3

Ingredients:

Four cups beef stock

Half pound diced baby bella mushrooms

Half cup pearl barley

One small onion, diced

One diced celery stalk

One diced carrot

Two chopped garlic cloves

Two thyme sprigs

One sage sprig

Half tsp of salt

Pinch of fresh ground pepper

Pinch of garlic powder

Directions:

Place all mentioned above ingredients in your Instant Pot.

Select the Manual function to cook at high pressure for twenty minutes.

Make a natural release of pressure for ten minutes, after that make a quick release.

Stir well.

Serve and enjoy!

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