Exquisite and healthy soup recipes for this winter

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Soup is everybody’s comfort food in the winter. They are not only healthy but they also keep you warm and cozy. Plus, they are not very hard to make which gives them an edge over other types of food without gaining any extra pounds.
The best thing about making soup is that you can mix and match different ingredients in order to develop an entirely different flavor.
Here are some of the recipes that not only taste delicious but they also have high nutritive values.

Chunky Chicken Noodle Soup

This recipe is perfect for the people that are diabetic or overweight. Therefore, if you are planning to lose some extra weight in a healthy way then you must try this recipe instantly. Some of the ingredients that you are going to need are mentioned below:

Ingredients:

  • Broiler-fryer cut and skinned
  • 3 celery tops
  • 4 cups of water
  • 2 cups of boiled egg noodles
  • 2 tablespoons of parsley
  • 2 teaspoons of bouillon granules
  • 1/3 cup of green onions
  • ½ cup carrots (sliced)
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • Bay leaf
  • ¾ teaspoons of seasoning for the poultry
  • ¼ teaspoon of dried thyme

Steps:

In order to make the soup, mix broiler-fryer, 4 cups of water, seasoning, thyme, and celery tops in a large pot. Cover the pot with a lid and allow it to simmer for about 45 minutes. The right to take the pot off the stove is when the chicken tenders. At this stage, you will have to remove the chicken as well as the celery, leaving behind the broth only.
At this stage, you will observe a layer developing on the top of the soup. You will have to remove that layer of fat as much as possible and an extra two cups of water. Then you will have to cook it further for 20 more minutes. This will enable your soup to thicken. Let it cook while covering the lid of the pot.

After 20 minutes, add the bones and the chopped chicken to the broth mixture. You will have to cook it for 5 minutes more while discarding all the bay leaf. Ladle the soup in to separate bowls and add some pepper.

Nutritive values:

  • Calories: 204
  • Fat: 6.9
  • Protein: 25.4 grams
  • Carbohydrate: 9.1 grams
  • Fiber: 1 gram
  • Sodium: 358 mg

Gingery Lentil Soup

Ginger is the must-have ingredient in the winters because of its number of beneficial activities. This delicious soup takes only 10 minutes to cook. This soup is loaded with fiber and protein which is an excellent way to gain some extra nutrition.

For this soup you will need the following ingredients:

  • 1 cup brown lentils
  • 2 teaspoons of olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 medium sized onions
  • 1 ½ cup curry powder
  • 3 medium sized carrots (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic
  • 2 teaspoons of ginger
  • ¼ teaspoons of salt

Steps:

In order to make this enticing soup, you will have to heat the oil in a saucepan. Add carrots and onions. Cook them until it becomes soft (this will take approx. 3 minutes) Add ginger, garlic, salt, curry, and pepper. Cook for another 30 seconds.

Stir the broth and the lentil together. Cook it till it becomes soft and tender. Cover the saucepan with a lid and allow to cook everything together for 5 minutes. Serve this delightful soup and enjoy with your family.

Nutritive Value:

  • Calories: 253
  • Fat: 3 grams
  • Protein: 17 grams
  • Carbohydrate: 42 grams
  • Calcium: 66 mg
  • Sodium: 615 mg

Not only these recipes are tempting but they are also very filling. You will not go for anything else once you have these packed with nutrients soup.

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