Curry Chicken and Quinoa Soup

Curry Chicken and Quinoa Soup
Curry Chicken and Quinoa Soup
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    This is an incredibly flavorful and hearty soup. It's loaded with veggies, protein rich quinoa, chicken and chick peas and all the warn Middle Eastern spices will leave you craving more! 

    Ingredients

    • 2 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
    • 3 medium carrots, (diced (1 1/4 cups))
    • 1 large yellow onion, (chopped (1 3/4 cups))
    • 1 large red or yellow bell pepper, (diced (2 cups))
    • 1 Tbsp peeled and finely minced fresh ginger
    • 6 garlic cloves, (minced (2 Tbsp))
    • 1 Tbsp ground coriander
    • 2 tsp ground cumin
    • 3/4 tsp paprika
    • 3/4 tsp turmeric
    • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper, (or more to taste)
    • 3 (14.5 oz) cans low-sodium chicken broth
    • 1 (15 oz) can fire roasted diced tomatoes
    • 1/2 cup (heaping) quinoa, (well rinsed and drained)
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken breasts or thighs ((I used rotisserie chicken))
    • 1 (14.5 oz) can chick peas, (drained and rinsed)
    • 1/2 cup heavy cream or coconut milk
    • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 275 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 15 g 23.79%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 28.36%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 23 mg 7.53%
    • Sodium: 249 mg 10.39%
    • Calcium: 83 mg 8.29%
    • Potassium: 407 mg 11.62%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 15.02%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 28 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 23.79%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 8 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 99.93%
    • Vitamin C 14.79%
    • Vitamin D 3.15%
    • * 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 - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • 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 Total1 oz-eq

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