Lemon Chicken Quinoa Soup with Spinach
Lemon Chicken Quinoa Soup with Spinach
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Ingredients

    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 medium onion, chopped
    • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
    • 1 tsp minced garlic
    • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked
    • 1 quart (4 cups) reduced-sodium chicken broth
    • 3 cups water, plus 1-2 cups additional if needed
    • 1/2 tsp salt, to taste
    • 1/4 tsp pepper, to taste
    • 3/4 tsp dried basil
    • 2 cups packed baby spinach leaves, roughly chopped
    • 2 1/2 cups cooked, shredded chicken
    • Juice of three lemons, to taste*

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 238 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 8 g 12.16%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 7.38%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 45 mg 14.96%
    • Sodium: 1093 mg 45.52%
    • Calcium: 45 mg 4.46%
    • Potassium: 353 mg 10.08%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 13.76%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 22 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.93%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 19 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 84.15%
    • Vitamin C 6.54%
    • Vitamin D 0.58%
    • * 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 - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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