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Garlic Soup with Toasted Bread Recipe

Garlic Soup with Toasted Bread Recipe

4 first-course servings

 

Ingredients:

4 slices firm bread (french or sourdough)

Vegetable cooking spray

6-8 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1/2 teaspoon each: ground cummin, dried oregano leaves

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 cans reduced-sodium fat-free chicken broth

Salt and cayenne pepper, to taste

Chopped cilantro, as garnish

Method:

Spray both sides of bread slices generously with cooking spray, cook in large skillet, over medium heat, until golden, about 2 minutes on each side.


Saute garlic and herbs in oil in medium saucepan until lightly browned, about 3 minutes. Add broth and heat to boiling, reduce heat and simmer, covered, 5 minutes. Season to taste with salt and cayenne pepper. Place slices of bread in bottoms of shallow bowls, ladle soup over and sprinkle with cilantro.

 

Per Serving:

Calories: 162

% of calories from fat: 28

Fat (gm): 5

Saturated fat (gm): 0.7

Cholesterol (gm): 0

Sodium (mg): 202

Protein (gm): 3.2

Carbohydrate (gm): 20.6

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