Start living your best life!

Get Dr La Puma's Healthy Bites & Weekly Wows in your inbox to help you feel your best inside and out. Insights, healthy recipes and recommended household, culinary, literary, botanical and natural products to make your life easier, healthier and more fun.


Get Your 2 Free Downloadable Mini-Books When You Sign Up!

Green Rx & Real Age Excerpt

TOOLS & RESOURCES

Free Healthy Recipes

Chef MD

Quizzes

REFUEL

Healthy Bytes

Search
Generic filters
Exact matches only
Filter by Custom Post Type

Creamy Veggie-Salsa Soup

By DrLaPuma 11 years agoNo Comments
Home  /  Recipes  /  Creamy Veggie-Salsa Soup
Creamy Veggie-Salsa Soup

This is a Creamy Veggie-Salsa Soup recipe.

Preparation Time:  15 minutes
Cooking Time:  20 minutes
Servings  4
Serving Size:

Ingredients:

Cooking spray
1 cup each: small cauliflower florets, chopped onion and chopped carrot
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 cups low salt vegetable broth
½ cup canned evaporated skim milk
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
½ cup chipotle salsa
¼ chopped cilantro or parsley

Directions:

Heat a large saucepan over medium heat. Coat with cooking spray. Add cauliflower, onion, carrot and garlic; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add broth, salt and pepper; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 minutes or until vegetables are very tender. Using a slotted spoon, transfer vegetables to a blender or food processor, leaving sauce in sauce pan. Add evaporated milk and blend until smooth. Return soup to saucepan; add salsa, stir, and heat through. Stir in cilantro; ladle into shallow bowls.

Tips:

For a slightly more exotic, brighter flavor, add a teaspoon of ground cumin to the broth at the beginning of cooking. The slight spiciness of the cumin (especially if the salsa contains a touch of cumin too) will tingle your tongue with every spoon full of soup.

Substitutions:

Chicken broth will work just as well here as vegetable broth, and provide a little additional lean protein. Fat free half and half (which is skim milk with natural thickeners) would work very well instead of the evaporated skim milk, and be a little sweeter and creamier.

Category:
  Recipes

Get Dr La Puma’s Healthy Bites free newsletter designed to help make your life easier, healthier and more fun.

Simply add your email below and we'll send you a confirmation.