Green Goddess 50 Calorie Soup

50 Calories

per portion - serves 4

This amazingly tasty soup is low in calories and packed full of your five-a-day requirements; use any green leaves in this soup, which is a perfect way of using a glut of summer lettuces.



  • 1 onion, peeled and finely diced
  • 600mls home-made vegetable stock (I used Marigold Swiss Low-Salt Vegetable Bouillon)
  • 4 spring onions, trimmed and chopped
  • 450g to 500g assorted green lettuce & salad leaves (such as Batavia lettuce, Iceberg Lettuce, Watercress, Rocket, Spinach and Nettles)
  • small bunch of mint (chopped, about 2 to 2 tablespoons, some left for a garnish)
  • 2 teaspoons cornflour (mixed with a little milk)
  • 200ml skimmed milk (0% fat)
  • salt and pepper (to taste)