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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Spanish Garlic Soup

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Category: Soups, Low Calorie

 Ingredients List

  • --------------------------------FOR THE SOUP--------------------------------
  • 1 ts Olive oil
  • 1 Head garlic, separated,
  • -peeled, and sliced
  • 3 c Chicken broth
  • 1 md Carrot, pared and cut into
  • -narrow 2" strips
  • 1/4 c Diced red pepper
  • 1/8 ts Black pepper
  • 2 tb Minced parsley


4 1 oz slices Italian Bread
1 lg Garlic clove, peeled & split
3/4 oz Parmesan cheese, grated

To prepare soup:

1. In a medium nonstick saucepan, heat oil and add garlic. Cook, stir-
ring constantly over low heat until pale gold (do not let garlic
brown) Add 1/2 cup of water; cover and simmer until very soft. With a
fork, mash the garlic to a smooth puree. Add broth, carrot, bell
pepper, black pepper, and 1/4 cup of water and bring to boil. Reduce
heat and simmer until carrots are barely tender, about 3 minutes.
Sprinkle with parsley and serve with cheese croutons, if desired.

To prepare the Cheese Croutons:

1. Preheat oven to 300F. Bake the bread slices until dried, about 15
minutes. Rub each slice with cut side of garlic; sprinkle evenly with
parmesan cheese. Run under broiler to brown lightly. Keep warm.

Per serving: (1 cup soup) provides: 1/4 fat, 1/2 vegetable, 15 cal.
Per serving: 70 cal.
Each crouton provides: 1 bread, 10 cal. Per serving: 102 cal.

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