When it comes to miracle weight loss soups, it seems like cabbage soup gets all the glory. Don't get me wrong; it really does work. However, I'm just not a fan of cabbage soup. The smell alone is enough to make me lose my appetite, not to mention how cabbage can make you toot like a runaway train. Thanks, but no thanks! I'd much rather have any of the countless low-cal, protein-packed sopitas and stews out there. That's right. Cabbage sopa isn't the only one.

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The truth is, there are tons of slimming sopitas and stews out there, many of which are perhaps more satisfying than boiled cabbage will ever be. Many of them have meat, and almost all of them are packed with vitamin-rich veggies. And because there are so many varieties out there, chances are you'll never get bored and give up on your sopa diet! Sounds like a win to me.

So, if you're like me and aren't a fan of cabbage soup, or if you just want mix things up this winter, try adding any of these ten totally satisfying and slimming sopitas and stews.

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Beef and vegetable chipotle stew 1

Beef and vegetable chipotle stew

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This ain't your abuelita's beef stew! Sure, it's chock full of iron-rich beef and vitamin-packed veggies. But this stew get's it's extra oomf from a secret, and often overlooked ingredient: coffee! Te lo juro, it's just the thing your sopita needs if you want to get your metabolism going. Get the beef and vegetable chipotle stew recipe here.

Nutritional facts:

  • CALORIES 184.5
  • FAT 5.9 G
  • SODIUM 209.8 MG
  • CARBOHYDRATES 4.1 G
  • TOTAL SUGARS 0.9 G
  • DIETARY FIBER 0.5 G
  • PROTEIN 25.8 G
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Tortilla & avocado soup 2

Tortilla & avocado soup

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What's not to love here? You've got  avocado, chicken, and crispy tortillas. The fact that this soup is both filling and slimming is just a fantastic bonus. Get the full avocado and tortilla soup recipe here.

Nutritional facts:

  • CALORIES 282.2
  • FAT 9.3 G
  • SODIUM 153.3 MG
  • CARBOHYDRATES 23.7 G
  • TOTAL SUGARS 1.4 G
  • DIETARY FIBER 4.7 G
  • PROTEIN 28.7 G

 

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Sausage and bean soup 3

Sausage and bean soup

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Packed with a whopping 22.1 grams of protein, this 261 calorie sausage sopita will keep you feeling llena for hours on end. And because turkey sausage is leaner and has far less sodiom than pork, it won't make you look as full as you feel. Get the Ssausage and bean soup recipe here.

Nutritional facts:

  • CALORIES 261.1 CAL
  • FAT 5.6 G
  • SODIUM 507.3 MG
  • CARBOHYDRATES 26.8 G
  • TOTAL SUGARS 6.1 G
  • DIETARY FIBER 6.9 G
  • PROTEIN 22.5 G

 

 

Sweet potato & carrot soup 4

Sweet potato & carrot soup

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Not all fast food is fattening. This 126 calorie vagetarian soup only takes 30 minutes to make. I'm lovin' it. Get the Gingered sweet potato and carrot soup recipe here.

Nutritional facts:

  • CALORIES 126.6
  • FAT 4.5 G
  • CHOLESTEROL 2 MG
  • SODIUM 98.7 MG
  • CARBOHYDRATES 19.6 G
  • TOTAL SUGARS 8.4 G
  • DIETARY FIBER 4 G
  • PROTEIN 3.4 G
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Vegetable bean soup 5

Vegetable bean soup

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Watching your cholesterol? Try this protein- and fiber-packed three bean sopita. And because it doesn't have any carne, it's a great pick for meatless Monday. Get the vegetable bean soup recipe here.

Nutritional facts:

  • CALORIES 225.6
  • FAT 5.6 G
  • CHOLESTEROL 0 MG
  • SODIUM 3353.8 MG
  • TOTAL SUGARS 6.8 G
  • DIETARY FIBER 8.5 G
  • PROTEIN 10.3 G

Chicken Minestrone 6

Chicken Minestrone

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Minestrone means "big soup" in Italian, meaning this sopita is sure to conquer even the biggest of appetites. It doesn't hurt that it's packed with chunks of flavorful chicken and veggies. This sopita is sure to fuel through even the busiest of days. Get the chicken minestrone recipe here.

Nutritional facts:

  • CALORIES 385.3
  • FAT 12 G
  • CHOLESTEROL 96.4 MG
  • SODIUM 1120.8 MG
  • CARBOHYDRATES 26.3 G
  • TOTAL SUGARS 7.3 G
  • DIETARY FIBER 5.3 G
  • PROTEIN 40.8
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Butternut soup 7

Butternut soup

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This sopita has all the flavor of a hearty soup, with a fraction of the calories! Make enough for a couple of days for a flat belly week! Get the full butternut soup recipe here.

Nutritional facts:

  • CALORIES 117.7 CAL
  • FAT 0.7 G
  • CHOLESTEROL 0 MG
  • SODIUM 90.4 MG
  • CARBOHYDRATES 25.6 G
  • TOTAL SUGARS 6.9 G
  • DIETARY FIBER 3.8 G
  • PROTEIN 4.2 G

 

 

Winter tomato soup 8

Winter tomato soup

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Nothing beats a hot cup of tomato soup on a cold day. Not only is this sopita a classic winter staple, but it also happens to be one of the most diet-friendly soups out there. A cup of this yummy stuff only packs 81 calories. LOVE! Get the full winter tomato soup recipe here.

Nutritional facts:

  • CALORIES 81.6 CAL
  • FAT 1.2 G
  • CHOLESTEROL 0.5 MG
  • SODIUM 96.1 MG
  • CARBOHYDRATES 12.9 G
  • TOTAL SUGARS 9.2 G
  • DIETARY FIBER 2.3 G
  • PROTEIN 3.3 G

 

 

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Chicken stew 9

Chicken stew

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Chicken stew has everything your heart and tummy desires: chicken, potatoes, carrots, and so much more. Get the full 117 calorie chicken stew recipe here.

Nutritional facts:

  • CALORIES 117.9 CAL
  • FAT 0.9 G
  • CHOLESTEROL 32.9 MG
  • SODIUM 360.4 MG
  • CARBOHYDRATES 12.2 G
  • TOTAL SUGARS 2.2 G
  • DIETARY FIBER 1.9 G
  • PROTEIN 15 G

Thick lentil soup 10

Thick lentil soup

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Like your sopitas thick and spicey? Then you're going to love this low-cal sopita. Get the thick spiced lentil soup recipe here.

Nutritional facts:

  • CALORIES 180.4 CAL
  • FAT 7.1 G
  • SATURATED FAT 1 G
  • CHOLESTEROL 0 MG
  • SODIUM 176.7 MG
  • CARBOHYDRATES 21.5 G
  • TOTAL SUGARS 2.9 G
  • DIETARY FIBER 9.6 G
  • PROTEIN 8 G