Quick and Healthy Turkey Veggie Soup

Contributed By: Parker


2 tablespoons butter
1 medium onion, chopped
1 celery rib, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
5 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
3 medium carrots, julienned
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 pound zucchini or yellow summer squash, julienned (about 6 cups)
3 medium tomatoes, chopped
1 can (15-1/2 ounces) hominy, rinsed and drained
2-1/2 cups frozen lima beans (about 12 ounces), thawed
2 cups cubed cooked turkey
1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
Shredded Parmesan cheese


1. In a Dutch oven, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add onion, celery and garlic; cook and stir until tender, 5 to 8 minutes. Add broth, carrots, and pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes. Add zucchini, tomatoes, hominy, lima beans and turkey. Cook until zucchini is tender, 5 to 8 minutes. Top with basil; serve with Parmesan cheese.

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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
YIELD: 9 servings (3 quarts).
Nutrition Facts
1-1/3 cups: 187 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 614mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 5g fiber), 16g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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