Quick Veggie Soup

You can cook healthfully and quickly at the same time. Use this recipe as a base and add your favorite veggies along with your favorite seasonings. The 2-step cooking process helps prevent a watery soup.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup eggplant, cubed
  • ½ cup chopped yellow bell pepper
  • ½ cup chopped red bell pepper
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • 2 cans (14 oz.) stewed tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ tsp. dried basil
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder

Directions

  • In a microwave-safe 2-quart casserole dish, combine eggplant, bell peppers, and onion. Cover with plastic wrap. Microwave for 5 minutes on high. Stir after 2 minutes.
  • Drain well in a colander, patting dry with paper towels. Wipe casserole dish dry with a paper towel, returning drained vegetable mixture to casserole dish.
  • Add remaining ingredients to vegetable mixture. Cover with plastic wrap. Microwave for 9–10 minutes on high, stirring every 3 minutes. Serve hot.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup eggplant, cubed
  • ½ cup chopped yellow bell pepper
  • ½ cup chopped red bell pepper
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • 2 cans (14 oz.) stewed tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ tsp. dried basil
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder

Directions

  • In a microwave-safe 2-quart casserole dish, combine eggplant, bell peppers, and onion. Cover with plastic wrap. Microwave for 5 minutes on high. Stir after 2 minutes.
  • Drain well in a colander, patting dry with paper towels. Wipe casserole dish dry with a paper towel, returning drained vegetable mixture to casserole dish.
  • Add remaining ingredients to vegetable mixture. Cover with plastic wrap. Microwave for 9–10 minutes on high, stirring every 3 minutes. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories80
Total Fat0.5g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium730mg
Total Carbohydrate18g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars9g
Protein3g