7 Delicious, Low-Cal Soups to Keep You Warm This Season ...


Is there anything better, more comforting, than a warm bowl of soup in the winter?

Something soothing and delicious, but, my diet-conscious cutie, also something that's low-calorie and nutritious.

If you've been scouring your favorite cook books looking for low-calorie soups, put away the books and keep reading!

Here are 7 delicious low-calories soups to keep you warm this season, collected from my favorite cooking websites.

That's one for every day of the week!

1. Stuffed Pepper Soup

Calories: 141 per 1-cup serving

Stuffed Pepper Soup


1 pound of lean ground beef, browned

2. 14.5 Oz. Cans of Diced Tomatoes Seasoned with Basil, Garlic and Oregano

2. 10.5 Oz. Cans of Chicken Broth

½ large white onion, chopped

3 green bell peppers, chopped

2 (10 3/4 oz.) cans of condensed tomato soup

1 ½ cups of cooked brown rice

Combine everything EXCEPT the rice in a large pot, and simmer for 4 to 6 hours.

Add a little rice to the bottom of a soup bowl or mug, then add a cup of the soup over it.


This is my new favorite low-calorie soup!

2. Chicken and White Bean Soup

Calories: 172 per 1-cup serving

Chicken and White Bean Soup


2 teaspoons of extra-virgin olive oil

2 leeks, white and light green parts only, cut into ¼ -inch round pieces3

1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage, or ¼ teaspoon dried

2 – 14 oz.

cans of reduced-sodium chicken broth

2 cups water

1 - 15oz.

can cannellini beans, rinsed

4 cups of shredded cooked chicken breast

Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat.

Add leeks and cook, stirring often, until soft, about 3 minutes.

Stir in sage and continue cooking until aromatic, about 30 seconds.

Stir in broth and water, increase heat to high, cover and bring to a boil.

Add beans and chicken and cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until heated through, about 3 minutes.

Serve hot (of course!).

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