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Turkey Noodle Soup for Two Recipe

Turkey Noodle Soup for Two Recipe

Doris Nehoda writes from Coos Bay, Oregon, "My husband must eat a very low-fat diet, so I'm always experimenting to find thins that will agree with his stomach, too. This easy economical recipe makes two generous servings. Sometimes I substitute chicken, or a different pasta or vegetable."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 35 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 3/4 cup cubed cooked turkey breast
  • 1 celery rib with leaves, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup cubed peeled potatoes
  • 1/4 cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup uncooked yolk-free wide noodles
  • Dash browning sauce, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the first nine ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until celery is tender.
  • 2. Add the potato, peas and noodles; cover and simmer 15 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender. Discard bay leaf. Stir in browning sauce if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cup equals 156 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 659 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 starch.