Eat Smart  |  Posted 10.30.14

Artichoke Soup

Artichoke Soup

A few cans thrown in the food processor makes a wonderful creamy creation.

This can be served at room temperature. Artichokes are high in Vitamin C, folacin, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium. Artichokes offer a health protective substance called silymarin, which may play a role in cancer prevention.

Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Ingredients

  • 3 (14-ounce) cans artichoke hearts, drained
  • 3 (10 3/4-ounce) cans fat-free cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 2 cups canned fat-free chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine, optional

Instructions

Place artichokes in a food processor and purée. Combine remaining ingredients in a bowl and add to processor. Blend until well combined. Transfer to a pot and heat over low heat to serve.

Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories 112, Protein 5 g, Carbohydrate 17 g, Fat 3 g, Calories from Fat 23%, Saturated Fat 1 g, Dietary Fiber 1 g, Cholesterol 5 mg, Sodium 1200 mg

Recipe from "Eating Well Through Cancer" by Merck.

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