Hearty & Healthy Turkey Noodle Soup
This is an excellent soup in which you can substitute "fresh" ingredients for canned and also add your on herbs and vegetables. We recommend using organic vegetables and ingredients. Ingredients with an asterisk (*) are available in the Whole Foods Market Family of Brands. Serves 4.
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil*
2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1 yellow onion, chopped
2 teaspoons chopped thyme
3 1/2 to 4 cups organic low-sodium chicken broth*
2 cups baby spinach
2 cups cubed or shredded turkey or chicken
1 1/2 cups uncooked wide egg noodles
1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans, drained*
1 (14.5-ounce) can sliced carrots, drained
Salt and pepper to taste
Heat oil in a large pot over medium high heat. Add garlic and onions and cook for 3 minutes. Add thyme and stir to blend. Add broth, spinach, turkey, noodles, beans, carrots, and salt and pepper and stir well. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer about 15 minutes, or until noodles are tender. Ladle into bowls and serve.
Per serving (about 19oz/551g-wt.): 340 calories (70 from fat), 8g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 65mg cholesterol, 740mg sodium, 36g total carbohydrate (7g dietary fiber, 5g sugar), 29g protein