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Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup – 100% Simply Filling

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup – 100% Simply Filling

  • 16oz Green Split Peas, rinsed
  • Ham Bone
  • 3 Carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Onion
  • 2 Celery Ribs, chopped
  • Bay Leaf
  • 2 tsp Parsley
  • 1 Tbsp Seasoned Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 6 cups Hot Water

Place ingredients in slow cooker in the above order.  Do not stir.

Cook on low for 8-10 hours or high for 4-5 hours.

Roasted Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese (100% Simply Filling)(5 Points Plus)

Roasted Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese (100% Simply Filling)(5 Points Plus)

Serves 3

  • 2lbs Roma Tomatoes, sliced in half lengthwise
    2/3 Tbsp Olive Oil
    4 unpeeled Garlic Cloves
    Salt and Pepper to Taste
    1 Sprig of Thyme
    ¼ tsp Red Pepper Flakes
    3 cups Vegetable or Chicken Broth
    3 slices Reduced Calorie Bread, cut into cubes
    2 Tbsp Reduced Fat Cheddar

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Toss the garlic and tomatoes in the olive oil. Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray and spread the tomatoes out evenly, with the cut side facing up. Sprinkle generously with salt and pepper. Place the garlic cloves in aluminium foil and wrap into a small packet.
Roast for one hour. Remove from the oven and let cool for 10-15 mins. Peel the garlic.
Add the tomatoes, garlic and any juice from the baking sheet into a blender. Blend until smooth.
Add the tomato mixture into a large pot. Add the thyme, red pepper flakes and broth. Let simmer for 25 mins.
Ladle the soup into individual oven proof dishes. Top with bread cubes and cheese. Return to the oven and cook until cheese is brown and melted.

Spinach Artichoke Soup (3 Points Plus)

Spinach Artichoke Soup (3 Points Plus)

Serves 3

  • 5oz Frozen Spinach
  • 1 cup Artichoke Hearts (thawed frozen or canned)
  • 2/3 cup 0% Greek Yoghurt
  • 1 Garlic Clove, chopped
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 2/3 Onion, chopped
  • 2 cups Chicken Broth
  • Salt & Pepper

Saute the onions in a large pot sprayed with cooking spray, until they become translucent.  Add the garlic and continue to saute for 1-2 mins.

Spinach Soup 1

Add the spinach and artichoke hearts and saute for an additional 2 mins until spinach begins to wilt.

Spinach Soup 2

Add chicken broth and salt and pepper to taste.  Simmer for 10 mins.

Stir in greek yoghurt and parmesan cheese.  Let cool for 5-10 mins and add to a blender.  Blend to desired consistency.

2 Servings for lunch today

1 serving is for lunch during the week

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