*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             WW-THREE BEAN SOUP
 
 Recipe By     : WEIGHT WATCHERS QUICK START COOKBOOK
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : soups and stews                  weight watchers
                 posted
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      teaspoons     olive or vegetable oil
      1/4  cup           diced onion
    1                    garlic clove minced
    1      cup           each, thinly sliced zucchini and canned
                         italian tomatoes
    8      ounces        drained canned red kidney beans
                         (reserve liquid)
    4      ounces        each; drained canned chick-peas (garbanzo
                         beans) and small white beans (reserve
                         liquid)
      1/2  teaspoon      basil leaves
      1/8  teaspoon      each salt and pepper -- * see note
 
 In 2-quart saucepan heat oil over medium-high heat; add onion and garlic and
 saute until onion is softened, about 3 minutes.  Add zucchini and cook,
 stirring constantly, until tender, about 5 minutes.  Stir in tomatoes, beans,
 1 cup reserved liquid, and the seasonings and bring to a boil.  Reduce heat
 and let simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.
 
 Each serving provides: 2 protein exchanges; 1 1/8 vegetable exchanges; 1/2 fat
 exchange
 Per Serving: 240 calories; 14 g protein; 4 g fat; 40 g carbohydrate; 444 mg
 sodium (estimated) ; 0 mg cholesterol
 
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