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How-to make hearty chowders without cream

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Categories: Info, Tips, Soups, Prevention, Low-fat



HOW-TO REDUCE FAT IN SOUPS 1. Cook your choice of vegetables with cubed potatoes or precooked white beans and defatted broth until soft. Puree. The pureed vegetables eliminate the need for cream. 2. Process low-fat or nonfat cottage cheese until smooth. Use in place of cream. Add just before serving to avoid curdling. 3. Substitute buttermilk for cream in broccoli, turnip or carrot soups. Add just before serving. 4. Replace the cream with evaporated skim milk. Source: Lose Weight Naturally Cookbook; Low-Fat Holiday Favorites by the Editors of Prevention Magazine. MM by d.english