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Low carb soups?

#1
I'm going to make a soup with the leftover lamb today, would it be ok to use an oxo cube in it as long as I count it in my carbs, not thinking boullion is going to cut it? Also what veg do you put in them to keep it on the low side. I was planning on half an onion, mushrooms, sliced greens. Any other veggies that go nice in soups? I'm all out of celery unfortunately, I threw my limp stalks away last night, silly me they'd have done for soup.

I like soup and tend to eat a fair bit of it, does anyone else have any good recipes? I was thinking broccoli & stilton would be a good one, might sub the stilton for gruyere as I'm not a huge fan.
 
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#2
Onions are quite carby for induction, I'd use scallions instead and loads of leafy green veggies as you said
 
#3
It says you can have some though on the list of veg (moderate use) for induction. The ones I have in at the moment are small, I'll weigh it and work out the carbs and I plan to only use half, will add in some chives too. It seems a medium onion is about 7.5g carbs, does that sound about right? Next time I shop I'll look for scallions and also get some spring onions.

After a quick google I'm also planning a broccoli/mint soup flavoured with sour cream and garam masala, can you tell I bought broccoli twice by accident yesterday, lol!
 
#4
It'll probably be OK, it's just that I did the original '72 version of Atkins and it was much stricter
 
#5
Are scallions the same as spring onions?
 
#6
Oh yes, sorry :) I'm not sure why I've always known them as that :)
 
#10
Because the original 72 book was written for the US audience Jim and that's what they call them :) x
Ah, but I knew them as that long before then Jup's :)

Maybe it's from my mum or dad though
 

Spinoza

Never give up
#14
Are shallots not different again Jim? More like tiny onions with brown skin?

We call spring onions scallions too. :)
 
#15
I think we call them pickling onions Claire LOL
 

Dietkitty

Rebel without a calorie
#17
I've just put some soup ingredients in my slow cooker and it smells lovely. In my house if it's veg and in the fridge it's induction friendly so I just chopped up whatever was left over and added stock. I'll give it a whizz with the stick blender then chuck in some Boursin and cream if it needs it. Job done lol.
 
#18
bought the stock sachet today ........... so will have a go soon thanks xx
 

woof

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#19
Your going to love it Susan. Ive brought the meat 1 to slosh it in with a mince beef dish. OOoooo I cant wait for 2m for Tesco.com to knock on my door

Woofy x
 
#20
does ' 2M ' mean tomorrow or ............... 2 men !!!! xx
 


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