Hearty Tuscan Soup

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
large clove garlic, finely chopped
2
medium stalks celery, sliced (1 cup)
1/4
cup chopped leeks (white portion only)
1
teaspoon dried basil leaves, crushed
3
cans (14 ounces each) fat-free chicken broth with 33% less sodium
2
medium carrots, sliced (1 cup)
1/2
cup fresh or frozen (thawed) sliced okra
1 1/2
cups chopped cooked chicken breast
1
can (19 ounces) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
1
can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes with Italian-style herbs, undrained

Directions

  • 1 Heat oil in 4-quart nonstick Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Cook garlic, celery, leeks and basil in oil 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are tender.
  • 2 Increase heat to high. Add broth and carrots; cover and heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add okra; cover and simmer 10 minutes.
  • 3 Stir in remaining ingredients. Cook 6 to 8 minutes or until thoroughly heated. If desired, serve with grated Parmesan cheese.

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Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
7g
7%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
80%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.