Diabetic Cooking

Soups & Stews

Holiday turkey noodle soup mix

Preparation time: 15 minutes. Cooking time: 25 minutes.
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry medium egg noodles
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sodium-free chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: Mix for 1 pot of soup
  • 1 package Holiday Turkey Noodle Soup Mix
  • 2 stalks celery, finely diced (about 1/2 cup)
  • 3/4 cup chopped carrot
  • 8 cups water
  • 2 cups (approximately 9 ounces) cooked, diced turkey breast (cooked chicken breast may be substituted)

Directions

Place all ingredients in a bowl and stir to combine. Store in an airtight container.

Instructions to write on gift tag:
Holiday Turkey Noodle Soup

In a large pan, combine 1 package Soup Mix, celery, carrot, and water; stir to mix. Bring to a boil over high heat, reduce to medium heat, and simmer for 15 minutes. Discard the bay leaf. Stir in turkey and simmer an additional 5 minutes.

Yield: 10 cups. Serving size: 1 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 65, Carbohydrates: 7 g, Protein: 8 g, Fat: <1 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 147 mg, Fiber: <1 g

Exchanges per serving: 1/2 starch, 1/2 very lean meat. Carbohydrate choices: 1/2.


This recipe was developed by Tami Ross, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.