Roasted Vegetable Soup Recipe - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio

Roasted Vegetable Soup Recipe

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Ingredients

Makes 4 servings

1 medium red bell pepper, cored, seeded and diced
1 medium yellow bell pepper, cored, seeded and diced
1 jalapeno chili, cored, seeded and minced (see note)
1 cup corn kernels (see note)
4 teaspoons canola oil, divided
1 pint grape tomatoes, halved lengthwise
1 large garlic clove, minced
1 celery stalk, trimmed and chopped
1 small red onion, chopped
½ teaspoon crushed dried oregano
¼ teaspoon ground cumin
¼ teaspoon pepper
4 cups (1 quart) reduced-sodium vegetable broth
2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro

Optional toppings - unsalted baked tortilla chips, cooked black beans, reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

Place red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, chili and corn kernels in a shallow roasting pan. Drizzle with 2 teaspoons canola oil. Roast in preheated 400-degree oven for 15 minutes, stirring once. Add tomatoes, stir and roast an additional 15 minutes, stirring once. Meanwhile, Heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil in Dutch oven over medium heat.

Add garlic, celery and onion. Cook for five minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in oregano, cumin and pepper. Remove roasted vegetables from oven and add to Dutch oven. Stir well. Add broth. Bring to a boil; Reduce heat to low and Simmer five minutes to blend flavors. Sprinkle on cilantro. Serve with one or more optional toppings if desired.

Note - The heat in jalapeno chilies varies greatly. Take a tiny taste and decide whether to use the entire chili in the soup. For 1 cup of corn, use a paring knife to remove the kernels from 2 medium ears of corn. If desired, substitute 1 cup of frozen corn kernels.

Nutritional information

Per serving (without additional toppings)

Calories 135
Fat 5 g
Cholesterol 55 mg
Sodium 165 mg
Carbohydrates 20 g
Fiber 4 g
Protein 3 g

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About Genesis HealthCare System

Genesis is an integrated healthcare delivery system based in Southeastern Ohio. The system includes Genesis Hospital, a not-for-profit hospital in Zanesville; centers of excellence including Respiratory, Women’s & Children’s, Emergency & Trauma, Cancer Services; Neurosciences & Orthopedics; Center of Surgical Excellence; the Heart and Vascular Institute, an extensive network of more than 300 physicians; and multiple outpatient care centers throughout the region. Affiliates of Genesis include Northside Pharmacies, Northside Oxygen & Medical Equipment Company, Genesis Community Ambulance Service, Genesis Children’s Center and more.

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