Soup Special of the Day!…….Mexican Chicken Soup

July 9, 2017 at 5:34 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Gourmet Magazine | 2 Comments
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This week’s Soup Special of the Day is Mexican Chicken Soup. Chicken combined with Zucchini, Peas, Carrots, Avocados, Garlic, and Spices. It’s from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website which is loaded with delicious and Diabetic Friendly recipes like this one. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://diabeticgourmet.com/

Mexican Chicken Soup

Yield: 10 servings.
Serving Size: 1-1/2 cups.

Ingredients

1 Tbsp canola oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 medium onion, sliced
4 celery stalks, sliced
1/8 tsp ground black pepper
2 tsp cumin
1 tsp red pepper flakes
8 cups low-sodium chicken stock
2/3 cup lentils
1 can (19 oz) tomatoes, chopped
3 medium carrots, thinly sliced
2 lbs cooked chicken, cubed
1 small zucchini, thinly sliced
1 cup frozen peas
1 small avocado, peeled and sliced

Directions

1 – In Dutch oven, heat canola oil. Add garlic, onion and celery. Sauté until vegetables are tender. Season with black pepper, cumin and red pepper flakes.
2 – Add chicken stock, lentils, tomatoes and carrots. Simmer, covered, 30 minutes, or until carrots are tender.
3 – Add chicken, zucchini and peas.
4 – Cover and simmer 10 to 15 minutes longer, or until vegetables are tender. Garnish with avocado slices.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Calories: 250
Protein: 33g
Sodium: 280 mg
Cholesterol: 75 mg
Fat: 6g
Saturated Fat: 1.5g
Dietary Fiber: 5g
Carbohydrates: 14g

http://diabeticgourmet.com/recipes/html/1206.shtml

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  1. Your Mexican chicken soup looks awesome!

    • i can’t take credit for this one. I’s from the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website, which has a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes.


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