Heat oil in a medium soup pot and sauté the garlic and onions for 2 to 3 minutes. Add all remaining ingredients. Mix thoroughly, cover and bring to a boil. Reduce the flame to medium-low and simmer for 15 minutes. Serve.
Per serving - 264 calories, 4 gram fat (14% calories from fat), 12 gram protein, 43 gram carbohydrate, 12 gram fiber, 0 milligram cholesterol, 389 milligram sodium