Veggie Soup a la Gail!

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 7
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 318.7
  • Total Fat: 10.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 63.2 mg
  • Sodium: 1,980.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 41.0 g

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A light soup, with fresh veggies, and a cheesy topping! A light soup, with fresh veggies, and a cheesy topping!
Number of Servings: 7


    2 Tbs. extra-virign olive oil
    2 large white onions, very thinly sliced
    1.5 lbs. bonesless, skinless chicken or turkey breast, diced
    1 large carrot, finely shredded
    2 large garlic cloves, minced
    1 jalapeno pepper with seeds, minced
    2 tsp. minced fresh thyme or oregano (or 1 tsp. dried thyme or oregano)
    8 cups fat-free natural chicken broth
    1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained
    6 packed cups fresh baby spinach leaves
    1 large tomato, finely diced
    7 Tbs. grated Parmesan cheese, or to taste
    Lemon wedges (optional)


Heat oil in a large stockpot over medium heat. Add onions, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes. Add Chicken, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes more, or until chicken is cooked through and onions are lightly browned. Add carrot, garlic, jalapeno and thyme; cook another 2 minutes. Stir in broth and increase heat to high. Bring to a boil.

Add beans, spinach and tomato. Bring back to boil, then turn off the heat. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Sprinkle each serving with 1 Tbs. Parmesan cheese. If desired, enjoy with a squirt of lemon.

Number of Servings: 7

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CORKSTER30.