5 Satisfying Soups Under 500 Calories

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Cold days call for a hot bowl of comforting — and satisfying — soup. Perfect for lunch or dinner, these recipes range from slow-cooker minestrone and split pea soup with bacon to chicken tortilla soup and roasted red pepper tomato soup, all under 500 calories.  

1. EASY SLOW-COOKER MINESTRONE | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

This soup features a hearty mix of carrots, beans, celery, onions and noodles. Double the batch and freeze the leftovers to enjoy later. Recipe makes 4 servings at 3 1/4 cups each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 339; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 945mg; Carbohydrate: 56g; Dietary Fiber: 21g; Sugar: 14g; Protein: 22g

2. SPLIT PEA SOUP WITH BACON | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Crumbled bacon and miso lend a complex, smoky flavor to the subtle sweetness of the split peas. Budget-friendly vegetables make for added satisfaction for your dining experience and your wallet. Recipe makes 5 servings at 1 1/3 cups each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 473; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 14mg; Sodium: 408mg; Carbohydrate: 59g; Dietary Fiber: 16g; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 26g

3. ROASTED RED PEPPER TOMATO SOUP | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Creamy, savory and flavorful, this roasted red pepper and tomato soup is ready in just 30 minutes. It makes a perfect side for sandwiches and salads, but it’s great on its own, too. Recipe makes 5 servings at 1 cup each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 172; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 439mg; Carbohydrate: 24g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 9g; Protein: 4g

4. GRILLED SHRIMP & CUCUMBER GAZPACHO | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Packed with vitamin C, B6 and folate, this soup combines the delicate flavor of cucumbers with silky tofu, zesty limes and antioxidant-rich herbs. Recipe makes 4 servings at 1 cup soup and about 10 shrimp each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 318; Total Fat: 19g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 12g; Cholesterol: 183mg; Sodium: 572mg; Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 33g

5. SLOW-COOKER CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

This Mexican-inspired classic features fresh vegetables and chicken breast for a protein-packed soup. Start with quick prep in the morning and come home to a ready-to-eat dinner. Recipe makes 4 servings at 1/4 recipe each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 344; Total Fat: 12g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 55mg; Sodium: 259mg; Carbohydrate: 35g; Dietary Fiber: 9g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 33g

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