Antioxidants - Hammer Nutrition

Antioxidants - Hammer Nutrition


Anothergreat lowfat, lowsodiumwilllersoupwiththreevarialions.


- 11/2 tablespooncanoJaon

- 1 copchoppedODions

- 1/2cupfinelychopped celery

- 112cupfinelychopped carrots

- 1 reaspoondried basil

- 1 teaspoon dried dill

- 1clovemincedgarlic

- 2 28oz.cantomatoes(ausbed if

possible),pureedin food processoror


- 4 cupscbickeostoelcor broth from


- 1 tablespoonsbeny (opIiooal)

- pincbof pepper


In a largesouppot. sauteeonionsin oil

Whentransparent add celeryand carrots,

sautee for S minutes . Add herbs and


remainingingredients. Bring to a boil,

Ibencookon low simmerfor 3Sminutes,



Makes 11cups;about8 servings

utritionalfacts perserving(bouillon


Calories 86 gmms

Protein 2.6gnuns

Carbohydrate 12.5grams

Fat 3.1 graDIS


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