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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 205.8
  • Total Fat: 3.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.0 mg
  • Sodium: 105.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.7 g
  • Protein: 9.9 g

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I slimmed it a bit by having 8 tbs of asiago cheese instead of 8 oz.. want meat? add one chicken breast diced. I slimmed it a bit by having 8 tbs of asiago cheese instead of 8 oz.. want meat? add one chicken breast diced.
Number of Servings: 8


    2 tsp olive oil
    1 c.chopped onion
    2 tsp chopped fresh oregano
    4 garlic cloves,minced
    3 c.chopped yellow squash
    3c.chopped zucchini
    1c chopped carrot
    1c fresh corn cernels
    4c chopped tomato
    40oz chicken broth (5 pac of Herb ox no salt low fat,mixed with 5c hot water.)
    .5c uncooked ditalini pasta (or other shorter pasta)
    1 15.5 oz can of cannellini beans rinsed
    6 oz package of fresh spinach
    1 tsp salt
    .5 tsp freshly ground pepper
    8 tbs grated asiago cheese


serves 8. @1.5 cups and 1tbsp cheese.
Start with the broth ; heat the water to boiling add the Herb ox chicken granules ,stir untill desolved, remove from heat.
Heat oil in Dutch oven, med.heat add onion,sautee for 5 min add the garlic and oregano,sautee 1 min.stir in the squash, zucchini,carrot and corn cook for5 more min.
Remove from heat.
Place 3 c.tomato and 2c.broth in a blender process until smooth.
Add tomato mixture to pan,return pan to heat,stir in remaining tomatoes and broth,bring to a boil.Reduce heat and simmer for 20 min.
Add pasta and beans,cook for 10 min or until pasta is tender stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat stir in spinach salt and pepper.
Ladle into individual bowls and top with 1 tbsp grated cheese.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user INGMARIE.

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