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A flavourful Mexican chicken soup.

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Chicken Soup Mexicana
A flavourful Mexican chicken soup.
Servings
Servings
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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Oven Roasted Beets
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 F
  2. Line a cookie sheet with foil or parchment paper. You may also use a large cake pan.
  3. In a large bowl, toss all ingredients until the beets are well-coated. Arrange beets in a single layer on pan and cover with foil. Cook covered 25-30 minutes.
  4. Uncover and stir. Bake uncovered another 25-30 minutes.
  5. Salt to taste and serve warm. These are also great cold in a salad.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Oven Roasted Beets
Amount Per Serving
Calories 100 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Protein 2.5g 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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