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Creamy Summer Veggie Soup with Zucchini & Almond Milk

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Creamy Summer Veggie Soup with Zucchini & Almond Milk

Fresh Creamy Summer Stew!

  • Author: Jennie Schwartz
  • Prep Time: 25
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 TBSP butter
  • 2 cups diced potatoes
  • 2 cups diced carrots
  • 1 14-oz can chicken broth
  • 1 medium zucchini, diced
  • 2 large tomatoes, peeled and diced (or you can use 1 14-oz can diced tomatoes, not drained)
  • 1 14-oz can corn (not drained)
  • 1/2 tsp rubbed sage
  • 1/2 tsp all-purpose seasoning
  • 1 can evaporated milk or plain almond milk
  • 2 TBSP cornstarch
  • 1 cup diced chicken or shrimp
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, to top bowls of stew with

Instructions

  1. In a large stockpot, heat butter over medium heat. Add in onions, garlic, potatoes
  2. Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring often, until onions are translucent.
  3. Add in chicken/Veggie broth.
  4. Cover and cook for 15 minutes, until potatoes and carrots are soft.
  5. Add in zucchini, tomatoes, corn, chicken, shrimp (if desired) and seasonings (except cornstarch.) Heat for another 10-15 minutes or so, until mixture is hot and beginning to boil.
  6. Reduce heat and add all but 2-3 TBSP of the evaporated milk/plain almond milk
  7. Mix remaining evaporated milk with the cornstarch and stir until combined. Stir it into the stew. Simmer for an additional 10 minutes.
  8. Salt & pepper to taste.
  9. Top with fresh diced cherry tomatoes & a little shredded Parmesan cheese once stew is ladled into each bowl.

Notes

  • I used plain almond milk instead of condensed milk. You can add any veggie to this stew. Great soup to freeze.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 437
  • Sugar: 19
  • Sodium: 805
  • Fat: 19
  • Saturated Fat: 11
  • Unsaturated Fat: 6
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 51
  • Protein: 20
  • Cholesterol: 58
Jennie Schwartz
Personal Health Coach

Jennie is a certified health coach and yoga instructor. Her approach combines yoga, fitness, and nutrition to achieve health goals. Her biggest joy is helping clients discover the tools needed for a lifetime of balance and well-being.

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  • Russ DuBois
    08/15/2017 at 8:35 am

    This is a really delicious soup…perfect for fresh summer vegetables!

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