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Herbed Fish Soup

My husband loves fish prepared in variety of ways, so it's no surprise this soup has become one of his most-requested meals. I think you'll also enjoy this comforting flavor.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.
  • Makes
    7 servings (about 2 quarts)

Ingredients

  • 1 pound cod or haddock, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 2 bacon strips, diced, optional
  • 1 cup chopped carrot
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • Dash pepper
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen cut green beans

Directions

  • in a large saucepan, cook bacon until crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain. Discard drippings.
  • In the same pan, saute the carrots, mushrooms, onion and garlic in oil until onion is tender. Stir in the flour, thyme, dill and pepper until smooth. Stir in broth; bring to a boil. Add bay leaf. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until carrots and mushrooms are tender.
  • Add fish and beans. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Remove bay leaf. Garnish individual servings with bacon.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 143 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 76mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 14g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

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