Chunks of chicken and vegetables share the bowl with lightly cooked, iron-rich leafy greens and plump, cheesy tortellini in this healthy dinner soup recipe.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cut the chicken into 3/4-inch pieces. In a Dutch oven heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Cook and stir chicken and garlic in hot oil for 5 to 6 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Stir in chicken broth, mushrooms, water, carrots, kale (if using), and tarragon.

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  • Bring mixture to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 2 minutes. Add tortellini. Simmer, covered, for 5 to 6 minutes more or until tortellini is tender. Stir in the spinach (if using).

Nutrition Facts

274 calories; protein 24.5g 49% DV; carbohydrates 31.2g 10% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 2.9g 12% DV; sugars 3.9g; fat 6g 9% DV; saturated fat 2.2g 11% DV; cholesterol 52.9mg 18% DV; vitamin a iu 4183.7IU 84% DV; vitamin c 32.8mg 55% DV; folate 23.2mcg 6% DV; calcium 152.6mg 15% DV; iron 2.5mg 14% DV; magnesium 44.7mg 16% DV; potassium 556.9mg 16% DV; sodium 616mg 25% DV.