Broccoli Soup with Lemon and Chives

This Savory Soup Helps Keep Winter Weight Gain Away

At just 147 calories and 3 grams of fat — and with a healthy dose of fiber and protein — this easy-to-make soup is a great way to increase your veggie consumption. It makes a nice lunch with a crusty piece of whole-wheat bread and fruit for dessert.


In soup pot, sauté oil, garlic, onion and broccoli about 10 minutes, until tender. Add water and beans. With a hand blender, puree half of the soup. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Mix lemon juice, yogurt, chives, salt and pepper. Serve drizzled on top of warm soup.


Source: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics