Healthy Eggplant Soup

Easy Eggplant Soup
Easy Eggplant Soup
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Ingredients

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2 Eggplants medium-sized, halved
2 Onion medium, sliced
4 cloves Garlic chopped
8 cups Vegetable stock or 1 cup chopped fresh mushrooms and 8 cups water
2 tbsp Basil fresh, chopped
1 tbsp Thyme fresh, chopped or ½ tbsp dried oregano
6 tbsp Pesto sauce prepared
2 tbsp Olive oil
2 tbsp Light cream sour cream or yogurt
Salt to taste
Black pepper to taste

Nutritional information

66
Calories
0.8g
Fat
15.5g
Carbohydrate
2.4g
Protein
0mg
Cholesterol
126mg
Sodium
Ingredients

Healthy Eggplant Soup

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Healthy Eggplant Soup! I usually prefer to cook big, fancy dinners but sometimes I enjoy experimenting with simple and healthy meal options too. This easy eggplant soup quickly became a popular favorite in my kitchen this winter.

I first started enjoying eggplant after visiting the Mediterranean where they use this healthy vegetable in every menu! This recipe is healthy and easy and meets all the kitchen goals!

To make Healthy Eggplant Soup, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Healthy Eggplant Soup

So, how to make Healthy Eggplant Soup?

Steps to make Healthy Eggplant Soup

1

Grill eggplant

25

Cut a cross-hatch pattern into the flesh of the eggplant halves, deeply and drizzle olive oil over the top. Grill for 20 minutes until browned and softened.

2

Reserve flesh

10

Using a spoon, scoop out the center flesh from the eggplant, chop roughly and set aside for later use.

3

Sauté garlic and onions and mushrooms

8

In a large pot over medium heat, heat 3 tablespoons oil. Add the onions, garlic and mushrooms, if using, and sauté for 8 minutes until onions have softened and the mushrooms have begun to release juices. Reserve ¼ cup mushrooms to add to the soup 5 minutes before serving, if you wish.

4

Add stock and eggplant

10

Add the stock or water and eggplant and bring the pot to a boil then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

5

Add seasoning

2

Add the basil, thyme, salt and pepper and cook for a further 2 minutes.

6

Blend vegetables

5

Remove the whole vegetables from the pot and place in a food processor. Blend together until smooth.

7

Reheat soup

5

Place the blended vegetables back in the soup pot and reheat to a simmer.

8

Add sour cream

5

Once your soup is ready, transfer to soup serving bowls and pour 1 tablespoon sour cream, yogurt or whipping cream over each serving.

9

Serve

2

Garnish with pesto and serve a baked bread of your choice!

Healthy Eggplant Soup is just the yummiest and will leave you wanting more and more. I just love eggplant and putting it in a soup recipe is just, genius! Let us know what you think of these flavors and tag #cookmerecipes in your own posts online.

Jelena is an interior designer and young mom! As a busy working mom, her time is precious so she’s always looking for a quick and efficient way to get things done. Jelena is very creative, but has a strong practical side. She loves trying new things and travels a lot, especially around Europe. The kitchen is Jelena’s safe space, where she can let her creative side out and dedicate herself to her favorite hobby - cooking!

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