Thursday, June 16, 2011

Roasted Eggplant Soup - 0 Points

Back home and back in the kitchen! 'Tis the season for fresh vegetables. Nothing says Farmer's Market to me like a big pot of soup filling the kitchen with the earthy scents of summer. 

Roasted Eggplant Soup, adapted from Homemade Soups by Sunset Books
1 large eggplant
1 small onion
3 cups water
3 cubes chicken stock
2 tbs lemon
salt and pepper
1 tbs chipotle sauce

1. Place eggplant and unpeeled onion in a brownie sized baking pan. Bake in a 400F oven until vegetables are very tender (about 75 minutes). Let cool, then peel.
2. Blend vegetables, a portion at a time, in a food processor or blender until smooth. Transfer vegetable mixture to a 2 to 3-quart pan and blend in stock. Bring to boil over high heat; add lemon juice, chipotle sauce and season to taste with salt and pepper.
3. Garnish with chipotle sauce.
4. Yields 10, 0 point servings


  1. Looks and sounds great.

  2. Yum! I love how this soup is zero points...and I love eggplant!

  3. I'm loving the sound of this roasted eggplant soup - yummy!

  4. That sounds so tasty. We can't really get eggplant here so I'm totally bookmarking this for my next trip stateside. Yum!

  5. I am on board for zero points and it looks amazing!

  6. lovely soup never thought of using eggplant this way great idea

  7. Thanks everyone:) I am so excited about summer vegetables:)

  8. Hey Angela..Never knew u had a blog.. Interesting!
    Great going..Now I can try your recipes too.
    So many recipes and you never mentioned it even once :)
    Thanks dear for those lovely comments.
    So I am gonna be your 96th follower :)

  9. Yum, looks delicious, very flavorful:)
    I know my hubby love it as he is a BIG eggplant fan :D
    US Masala

  10. I love soup! I am always on the look out for a new one to try and your recipe looks delicious!


  11. The soup looks delicious! I love eggplant!

  12. Mhh sounds delicious! Have a nice day

  13. Oh, my, this looks amazing...especially with that splash of heat in the middle. YUM!

  14. I have never heard of eggplant soup, very interesting. I suppose it has a creamy texture. Why 0 points?

  15. Hey Angela :) Yea, eggplants are a bit of a rarity here. I've only seen them in the supermarket twice since moving to Cayman 5 years ago. I really only use one of the grocery stores so for all I know the other two have eggplant and I'm just missing it. It may be too long for it to travel because most of our food comes by ship.


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