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Ham & Pasta Soup - Dietitian's Choice Recipe
Ham & Pasta Soup - Dietitian's Choice Recipe

Category: Soup | Serves: 6

(67 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 133
Protein: 10 g
Carbs: 21 g
Fat: 1 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 287 mg
Fiber: 3 g

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This broth based soup is filled with whole grain pasta, lean ham, garlic and tender veggies - a delight any day!
Ingredients:
1 onion, chopped
1 large carrot, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
1 bay leaf
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
6 cups low sodium chicken broth
2 heads garlic, separated and peeled
1/2 teaspoon sugar
2 cups water
4 ounces extra lean ham, diced
4 tablespoons lemon juice
4 ounces small shaped whole wheat pasta
2 tablespoon chopped parsley
Black pepper to taste
Directions:
1 In a soup pot, combine all ingredients except lemon juice, ham, pasta and parsley.
2 Bring to a boil and simmer for 25-30 minutes until veggies are soft. Remove bay leaf.
3 Place in blender in batches and puree. Pour back into pot and bring to a boil.
4 Add lemon juice, pasta and ham and cook about 10 minutes or until pasta is tender.
5 Stir in parsley and black pepper to taste.
6 ENJOY!

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