Better than Chicken Soup

Better than Chicken Soup

Serves 4 to 6

This immune-boosting soup is made with a virtual garden of powerful ingredients that contain beneficial nutrients for your immune system.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 8 fresh shiitake mushrooms, stemmed and sliced
  • 4 cups low-sodium mushroom, vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cup finely sliced kale
  • 1 cup cubed butternut squash
  • 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 6 slices astragalus root (optional)
  • 1 fresh lemon, Juice of
  • 1 teaspoon miso
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Method: 

In a sauce pot over medium-high heat, add oil and cook onion and garlic, stirring frequently, for 3 minutes. Stir in turmeric and mushrooms, and cook 2 minutes more. Add broth, kale, squash, ginger, cayenne and astragalus. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool slightly, add lemon juice and miso. Cover and let sit 5 minutes before serving.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:90 calories (5 from fat), 0.5g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 160mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (6g dietary fiber, 5g sugar), 2g protein
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