Veggistrone Veggie-Packed Vegetable Soup #Recipe


When it comes to eating vegetables, I like the idea of making either soups or salads ahead, so I don’t have to spend night after night in the kitchen chopping and cooking. There are three servings of vegetables in a mega- 2 cup serving of this minestrone soup recipe that I found over at EatingWell.

This is yet another soup inspired by the Weight Watchers vegetable soup recipe. I say yet another, because I posted a different recipe here.

Over the past year, I’ve lost 20 lbs. on Weight Watchers. I’ve since switched to watching calories, because #1 WW would faithfully deduct that $20 out of my Pay Pal account whether I logging in or not! #2 I felt I wasn’t getting enough fat into my diet on WW and would sabotage myself by overeating. Maybe I’m just sick of dieting in general – but I do know that eating vegetables is a must for a healthy diet. Don’t be surprised if I am following WW next week. Honestly, I am all over the place. Hey, doesn’t WW continuously change their own plan??? Can anyone else relate to this?

According to Weight Watchers, many people that follow the program say that the WW soup is the secret to their weight-loss success.

This soup isn’t zero points. It’s got some healthy oil in it and some protein (kidney or pinto beans). It is low calorie and is satisfying! There are free WW Pointsplus calculators out there.  A two cup serving of this soup is 4 PointsPlus, likewise a 1 cup serving has 2 Pointsplus.


This recipe was shared over at Make Ahead Meals for Busy Moms Melt in Your Mouth Monday Blog Hop.

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Kristi Maloney is a work from home mom to two boys ages 9 and 12. Since 2009, she has featured in-depth product, and book reviews and hosted high-quality, exciting giveaways on her blog Moms Own Words. When she is not blogging about life in New England, tips on everything and anything, recipes and the antics of her boys, you can find her providing taxi, laundry, meal preparation and decluttering services for her family. Email at maloney(dot)Kristi@gmail(dot)com.

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  1. 1

    It looks delicious and hearty to me. I love a ton of veggies in a soup, especially in the winter.

  2. 2

    This sounds so filling and delicious. I love soups on a cold day and this one is a bonus because it’s loaded with healthy veggies!!

  3. 3

    Oh my goodness! This soup looks yummy! My Recipe Blog Hop is up if you want to add this delicious recipe!

  4. 4

    Mmmm, that looks as if it would hit the spot just wonderfully!

  5. 5
    Karen Glatt says:

    This soup looks healthy and delicious. I like that it is homemade and has carrots, celery. Those are my two favorite items in a soup. I would like to make this soup! But why was I not invited for lunch. I bet your soup tasted good!

  6. 6

    Oh it looks so hearty and delicious! I love a good vegetable soup, and I love minstrone, so the combination is just perfect! I also love the addition of spinach in this one! As well as the garlic and basil! Just the different aromas and tastes that can come from such a mixture is wonderful! I’ll have to keep this recipe in my memories for sure! Thanks for sharing!

  7. 7

    This soup looks so good to me. Veggistrone is a great name for it, I love that it has cauliflower and spinach in it.

  8. 8

    This looks delicious and filling. It also looks like it would freeze well, for an easy and healthy freezer meal.

  9. 9

    What a delicious-looking soup!

  10. 10
    shelly peterson says:

    This looks yummy! love soups!

  11. 11
    Tiffany Winner says:

    if you feel like you aren’t getting enough fats in their diet then you may not be, your body will often tell you what it needs so i’m glad you put the fats and protein in this soup, i love minestrone!

  12. 12

    This looks just so healthy and yummy! I would love to have a bowl of this and a basket of fresh artisan bread. Such a light and simple meal. BUT SO HEARTY!

  13. 13
    Jennifer Dysart says:

    looks delicious and light, I like the substitution of pasta with veggies!

  14. 14
    Janet W. says:

    This recipe looks delicious!! Very healthy and I love the combination of flavors!

  15. 15

    Wow – this is a winner! Our farmer’s markets are just opening, and this is a perfect recipe to indulge in the local produce! Yumm!

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    Maryann D. says:

    Veggistrone Veggie-Packed Vegetable Soup would be wonderful for my family. We are always looking for new soup recipes. I love making soup because it is a great way to get many servings of vegetables daily.

  17. 17

    I love veggie soups. I am pinning this one to try! Thank you for the recipe.

  18. 18

    Wow….this looks amazing and how we love our veggies. My sister would love this as well. Great time of year to make this soup

  19. 19

    This looks delicious, I would have to leave out the bell pepper this looks quite healthy.


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