Monday, September 7, 2009

Simple Yummy Soup

Sweet Potato and Garlic Soup

1 whole garlic bulb
2 sprays of olive oil
1 onion, chopped
10 1/2 oz sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped
4 cups chicken broth
4 oz green beans
4 tbsp lowfat plain yogurt

Preheat oven to 375. Pull the garlic bulb apart and put in small roating pan. Roast in oven for 20 minutes or until soft. Remove and let cool before squeezing out the soft insides. Set aside.

Heat the oil in pan, add onion and sweet potato and cook, stirring constantly for 5 minutes. Add the stock and bring to boil. Cover with a lid, reduce the heat and sinner for 10 minutes. Add the green beans and roasted garlic and continue to simmer for 10 minutes.

Set aside 2 tbsp of green beans and puree soup. Add reserved beans with pepper to taste and heat through.

Divide between 4 bowls, swirl a spoonful of yogurt in each. Serve.

* Servings Per Recipe: 4
* Amount Per Serving
* Calories: 97.3

* Total Fat: 1.9 g
* Cholesterol: 5.1 mg
* Sodium: 982.1 mg
* Total Carbs: 18.5 g
* Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
* Protein: 3.5 g

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