How to make a light soup


Soup It is one of the most basic dishes of the kitchen, however there are as many varieties of soup as tastes in the world. And it is that this dish can go from being a simple vegetable broth with few calories to a blunt and heavy dish with highly caloric ingredients. The good news is that the final decision is up to the chef, that's why we explain how to make a light soup for the days when it causes you to eat something hot and comforting but without going overboard.

30 minutes Low difficulty Ingredients:
  • 1 leek
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 medium onion
  • Half pumpkin
  • 150 grams of chard
  • 1 large tomato
  • 1 liter of water
  • 1 whole chicken breast without skin or fat (optional)
  • Salt to taste
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The light soup It is an excellent alternative when we are on a diet and we want to consume a low calorie dish that leaves us satiated. Due to its content of fiber-rich vegetables you will feel full longer without the need to eat too much. For those who prefer it, you can add fat-free chicken and skin to this recipe.

It is important not to add cubed broths to this recipe, as they are rich in salt and will reduce the lightness of the soup.


Start by washing all the vegetables very well, and then proceed to cut them into cubes, also clean the chicken breast, in case you decide to add it. In a large enough pot add the carrot, cover with a little water and bring to a boil over low heat.


Once the water has begun to boil add the rest of the vegetables and chicken and add the remaining water along with the salt to taste. Let it simmer until all the ingredients have been cooked, which will take about 10 minutes once the water has boiled again.


When the chicken is cooked you can remove it from the pot in which your light soup and discard it, then incorporate it again. If you want to give this recipe a little more flavor, instead of 1 liter of water you can add low-calorie chicken broth or vegetable broth, however remember that it is important that it is also light.


Ready !, following this simple recipe in a few minutes you can enjoy a light soup Delicious and very nutritious. Do you dare to try it?

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