Monday, October 06, 2008

Tuscan Pumpkin-White Bean Soup - 2 WW pts

Weight Watcher POINTS® Value: 2
Servings: 6
Preparation Time: 12 min
Cooking Time: 18 min
Level of Difficulty: Easy
This soup has a delicious and complex taste. It's the perfect thing to perk up sleepy winter taste buds!


  • 1 sprays olive oil cooking spray, or enough to coat pot
  • 1 medium onion(s), coarsely chopped
  • 15 oz canned pumpkin
  • 3 1/2 cup fat-free chicken broth
  • 15 1/2 oz canned white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 tsp ground oregano
  • 1/8 tsp table salt, or to taste
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper, or to taste
  • 6 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese


  • Coat a large soup pot with cooking spray and set over medium-low heat. Add onion, cover and cook until tender, stirring occasionally, about 6 minutes.

  • Stir in pumpkin, broth, beans and oregano; simmer 8 minutes.

  • In a blender, process soup in batches until smooth. (Note: Make sure not to overfill blender in order to avoid splattering.) Return soup to pot and reheat; season with salt and pepper.

  • To serve, ladle soup into bowls and top each with 1 tablespoon of grated cheese. Yields about 1 cup per serving.

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