WW Recipe of the Day: WW Cauliflower Zucchini Soup
(69 calories | 0 0 0 myWW *SmartPoints value per serving)
This Weight Watchers Cauliflower and Zucchini soup is a delicious Zero Points bargain that works for Simply Filling too.
I'm constantly amazed at how delicious simple homemade vegetable soups—like this Cauliflower and Zucchini Soup—are. And how easy to make.
If I had to limit myself to one winning weight loss strategy I think it would be soup.
So many studies confirm what I have discovered - eating soup helps you lose weight and keep it off. It's nourishing and satisfying and can fill you up on minimal WW Points.
Did you know that the term "supper" is derived from the French "souper," the evening meal that tended to be lighter and often consisted of soup?
Until recent times, the evening meal was the lighter of the two meals of the day; a soup, or sop, would be a typical evening dish. The name of the meal evolved to souper, than supper.
The Skinny on Cauliflower Zucchini Soup
We have adopted this approach to eating at least a few evenings a week. Instead of a large multi-dish "dinner" we opt for soup with a little salad and/or bread. It seems like I never get that "stuffed" feeling when we eat this way and I'm able to sleep better.
I found this vegetarian cauliflower and zucchini soup recipe in an old Weight Watchers 365-Day Menu Cookbook (affiliate link) which dates back to 1981. The lemon juice really perks it up. I used vegetable broth (affiliate link) instead of water, which deepened it's color.
How Many Calories and Weight Watchers Points in this Cauliflower Zucchini Soup?
According to my calculations, each serving has 69 calories. To see your WW Points for this recipe and track it in the WW app or site, Click here!
0 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
0 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
0 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
2 *PointsPlus (Old plan)
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Weight Watchers Cauliflower & Zucchini Soup Recipe
- 1 medium head cauliflower (about 1-½ pounds)
- 3 cups water or vegetable broth
- 1 cup sliced carrots
- 1 cup sliced celery
- ½ bay leaf
- 1 medium zucchini halved and cut into 1-inch chunks (about 5 ounces)
- 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
- ¾ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon dried thyme leaves
- Dash each ground allspice and ground nutmeg
- Chop up ¾ of the cauliflower. Break the remainder of head into florets and set aside.
- In a medium saucepan combine the chopped cauliflower, water, carrots, celery and bay leaf. Cover and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer 30 minutes. Remove from the heat.
- Transfer the mixture to a blender and whirl until smooth then pour back into the saucepan.
- Add the remaining cauliflower florets, zucchini, lemon juice, salt and spices. Simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are tender, but not mushy, about 20 minutes.
Source: Weight Watchers 365-Day Menu Cookbook (affiliate link)
*Points® calculated by WW. *PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan's ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.
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Martha is the founder and main content writer for Simple-Nourished-Living.
A longtime lifetime WW at goal, she is committed to balancing her love of food and desire to stay slim while savoring life and helping others do the same.
She is the author of the Smart Start 28-Day Weight Loss Challenge.
A huge fan of the slow cooker and confessed cookbook addict, when she's not experimenting in the kitchen, you're likely to find Martha on her yoga mat.
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