Mama Leilas Jalapeno Soup

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This recipe comes from our friend Leila Best in Facebook, it is one of her favorite recipes; we really appreciate that she shares the recipe with us here, thanks Leilas! And hope everyone will enjoy this delicious recipe!













Trans-fat Free, High Fiber, Low Sodium
Metric measurements


1medium yellow onion
4cloves garlicVideo
5each jalapeño pepper *
2teaspoons butterVideo
2cups spinach spinach
1large zucchini
1large yellow squash
1medium tomato or 1 large
2cups green beans fresh or frozen
¼cup parsley leaves or cilantro
4tablespoons lemon juice
2dash garlic powder *
2dash cumin ground*
2dash coriander ground*
2dash cayenne pepperVideo *
2dash chili powder *
2dash lemon pepper *
2dash kosher salt *
2dash black pepper *
½cup cream heavy whipping
* not incl. in nutrient facts


Slice onion, garlic and jalapenos and grill in skillet with 2 teaspoon butter.

Cube Zucchini, squash, tomato and bring pot to a rapid boil, then turn to medium high and add spinach, green beans, parsley or cilantro, all seasonings, lemon juice and the ingredients you grilled in skillet.

Leave on medium high stirring occasionally for about 20 min.

Simmer for an 1½ hours (optional-I like everything to soak up the flavors of one another).

Add heavy whipping cream a little at a time while creaming with an immersion blender.

*Serve hot and top with shredded Monterey jack cheese and cooked bacon pieces, with grilled zucchini and squash.

First published: last updated: 2015-02-26




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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 350g (12.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 15548% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 13%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 57mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 5g 21%
Sugars g
Protein 11g
Vitamin A 59% Vitamin C 103%
Calcium 12% Iron 12%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

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