Lemon Chicken Chickpea Soup

  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 1 hr
  • total: 1 hr 15 min
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  • Summary

    Moroccan inspired lemon chicken soup with chickpeas, rice, turmeric, and cumin. Delicious!

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/4 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 2 Tbsp olive oil
    • 1 onion, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
    • 1 celery rib, chopped (about 1/3 cup)
    • 4 cloves garlic, minced (about 1 1/2 Tbsp)
    • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger (or powdered ginger)
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 6 cups chicken stock
    • 2-3 strips of lemon zest from one lemon
    • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
    • 1/3 cup basmati rice
    • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, drained
    • Cilantro or parsley for garnish

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 271 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 14.8%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 11.26%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1442 mg 60.07%
    • Calcium: 206 mg 20.58%
    • Potassium: 205 mg 5.84%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 20.94%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 38 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 14.22%
    • Sugar: 11 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 10.27%
    • Vitamin C 20.91%
    • Vitamin D 7.5%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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