Vegetable Soup versatile to suit your taste and suitable for a low carb diet! Whether you follow Weight Watchers, a Keto diet or a loose low carb diet, homemade vegetable soup is the perfect food to have in your refrigerator when you're looking to enjoy a quick meal or snack!
Keyword: Vegetable Soup
2mediumcarrotspeeled and chopped
10oz(300 g) fresh green beanssliced into 1-inch pieces
10oz(300 g) cauliflower florets
4cupschopped cabbage leaves,washed (about 1/4 of a head)
2quarts(2 litres) low sodium beef stock(chicken or vegetable broth may be used)
2teaspoonsbeef bouillon powder,(chicken or vegetable may be used)
1teaspooncayenne pepper(if desired -- adjust to your heat preference)
1/2teaspoonfreshly ground black pepper
4cupsloosely packed spinach leaveswashed
1/4cuppackedchopped fresh parsley leaves
2teaspoonsfreshly squeezed lemon juice
Heat the olive oil in large, heavy-bottomed stockpot over medium-low heat. Once hot, add the onion, carrots and celery. Sauté until they begin to soften, about 8 minutes.
Add the garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Then add the zucchini and green beans and continue to cook for 4 to 5 more minutes, stirring occasionally.
Throw in the cauliflower and cabbage leaves. Add the stock, increase the heat to high, and bring to a simmer. Once simmering, season with the buillion and cayenne. Taste test and season with salt and pepper.
Reduce the heat to low, cover, and cook until the vegetables are fork tender, about 20 minutes. Add the spinach leaves and stir through until wilted.
Remove from heat and add the parsley and lemon juice.