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Mexican Lime Soup (Sopa de Lima) in 15 Minutes
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  • prep: 0 hr
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 15 min
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    This soup is a bit like Tortilla Soup but with a big blast of lime. But it also has the warm flavors of cinnamon and cumin. A must try if you love Mexican food. To make this soup in under 15 minutes, first gather together all of the ingredients, tools, pots and pans that you'll need. This is so that everything is at your fingertips. No need to prep any ingredients though. All of the prep is included in the instructions and counts towards the 15 minutes. Yield 8 cups

    Ingredients

    • 6 cups low or no-sodium chicken broth
    • 1 Tbsp. vegetable or grape seed oil
    • 1 small onion
    • 1 habanero pepper
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 1 tsp. oregano
    • 1/2 tsp. salt
    • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
    • a pinch of ground cloves
    • 3/4 lb. tomatoes (about 2 medium)
    • 3/4 lbs. boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 3)
    • 2-3 limes
    • a big handful of fresh cilantro
    • 1 avocado
    • tortilla chips

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 436 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 28 g 42.69%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 22.76%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 89 mg 29.57%
    • Sodium: 2496 mg 103.99%
    • Calcium: 62 mg 6.18%
    • Potassium: 771 mg 22.04%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 9.53%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 28 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 10 g 39.1%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 21 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 17.55%
    • Vitamin C 90.91%
    • Vitamin D 0.21%
    • * 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 - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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