Quick Mexican-Style Soup - Delicious Decisions

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Quick Mexican-Style Soup - Delicious Decisions

Super fast and super low in calories—only 35 per serving—this soup abounds in south-of-the-border flavors.

Ingredients

Servings  4  

  • 1 3/4 cups fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 large diced tomato
  • 4 oz. chopped, canned mild green chiles
  • 1/4 cup fresh, snipped cilantro
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp. olive oil (extra virgin preferred)
  • 3/4 tsp. ground cumin

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring the broth to a boil over high heat. Stir in the tomato and green chiles. Return to a boil. Remove from the heat.
  2. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Let stand, covered, for 5 minutes so the flavors blend.

Nutrition Facts

Quick Mexican-Style Soup - Delicious Decisions

CaloriesCalories

35 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

1g Per Serving

FiberFiber

1g Per Serving

Nutrition Facts

Calories 35
Total Fat 2.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 132 mg
Total Carbohydrate 3 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 1 g

Dietary Exchanges
1 vegetable, 1/2 fat

This recipe is reprinted with permission from American Heart Association No-Fad Diet: A Personal Plan for Healthy Weight Loss, Second Edition, Copyright © 2011 by the American Heart Association. Published by Clarkson Potter/Publishers, a division of Random House, Inc. Available from booksellers everywhere.

Super fast and super low in calories—only 35 per serving—this soup abounds in south-of-the-border flavors.

Nutrition Facts

Quick Mexican-Style Soup - Delicious Decisions

CaloriesCalories

35 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

1g Per Serving

FiberFiber

1g Per Serving
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Calories 35
Total Fat 2.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 132 mg
Total Carbohydrate 3 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 1 g

Dietary Exchanges
1 vegetable, 1/2 fat

Ingredients

Servings  4  

  • 1 3/4 cups fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 large diced tomato
  • 4 oz. chopped, canned mild green chiles
  • 1/4 cup fresh, snipped cilantro
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp. olive oil (extra virgin preferred)
  • 3/4 tsp. ground cumin

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring the broth to a boil over high heat. Stir in the tomato and green chiles. Return to a boil. Remove from the heat.
  2. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Let stand, covered, for 5 minutes so the flavors blend.
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This recipe is reprinted with permission from American Heart Association No-Fad Diet: A Personal Plan for Healthy Weight Loss, Second Edition, Copyright © 2011 by the American Heart Association. Published by Clarkson Potter/Publishers, a division of Random House, Inc. Available from booksellers everywhere.


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