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Lime Scented Vegetable Soup Recipe

Lime Scented Vegetable Soup Recipe

6 servings

 

Ingredients:

2 cups sliced carrots

3/4 cup each: chopped red bell pepper, sliced celery

1/2 cup sliced green onions

6 cloves garlic, minced

1 small jalapeno chili, finely chopped

6 cups reduced-sodium fat-free chicken broth

1/2 - 3/4 lime juice

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1 cup chopped cilantro

1/2 cup each: chopped cucumber, avocado

3-4 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro

1 1/2 cups Herb Croutons

Method:

Saute carrots, bell pepper, celery, green onions, garlic and jalapeno chili in lightly greased saucepan 5 minutes. Add broth, lime juice, and cumin to saucepan, heat to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until vegetables are tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Add tomato, cucumber, and avocado to each bowl of soup, sprinkle with cilantro and Herb Croutons.

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