Which is the best soup for a flat belly?
However, there is definitely a hidden gem which will aid in accelerating the weight loss process and help in shedding the stubborn belly fat.
While soups are undoubtedly an indispensable part of our diets when we are looking to lose weight, one should stick to the clear variant of this light and wholesome meal
One of the most popular soup for a flat tummy is, the cabbage soup diet is a 7-day eating plan that involves eating a chicken- or vegetable-broth-based soup that contains cabbage and other low carb vegetables.
In addition to cabbage soup, you can also have one or two other low calorie foods, such as skim milk or leafy greens.
2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
2 carrots, chopped
2 stalks celery, minced
1/2 tsp. chili powder
Freshly ground black pepper
1 (15-oz.) can white beans, drained and rinsed
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. thyme leaves
4 c. low-sodium chicken (or vegetable) broth
2 c. water
1/2 large head cabbage, chopped
1 (15-oz.) can chopped fire-roasted tomatoes
Pinch red pepper flakes
2 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley, plus more for garnish
- In a large pot (or dutch oven) over medium heat, heat olive oil. Add onion, carrots, and celery, and season with salt, pepper, and chili powder. Cook, stirring often, until vegetables are soft, 5 to 6 minutes. Stir in beans, garlic, and thyme and cook until garlic is fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add broth and water, and bring to a simmer.
- Stir in tomatoes and cabbage and simmer until cabbage is wilted, about 6 minutes.
- Remove from heat and stir in red pepper flakes, and parsley. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Garnish with more parsley, if using.
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