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A flavourful Mexican chicken soup.

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Chicken Soup Mexicana
A flavourful Mexican chicken soup.
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A flavourful Mexican chicken soup.
Instructions
  1. In a soup pot, heat canola oil. Add garlic, onion and celery. Saute until vegetables are tender. Add black pepper, cumin and red pepper flakes.
  2. Add chicken stock, lentils, tomatoes and carrots. Cover and simmer about 30 minues. Add chicken, zucchini and peas. Cover and simmer 10-15 minutes.
  3. Serve, garnished with avocado slices.
Recipe Notes

Recipe and photo used with permission from Canola Info.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Soup Mexicana
Amount Per Serving
Calories 270 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Total Carbohydrates 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Protein 35g 70%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Red Lentil Soup
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Ingredients
Course Soups
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Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Heat oil at medium-high heat in a heavy bottomed pan. Saute onion, garlic and carrots for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add curry powder and smoked paprika and heat until fragrant.
  3. Add tomato paste. Slowly add the chicken broth to "dissolve" the tomato paste.
  4. Add red lentils and simmer on low for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Recipe Notes

Add leftover chicken to this recipe for some extra protein!

Nutrition Facts
Red Lentil Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 228 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 10g 40%
Protein 11g 22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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