Pork Zuppa

Pork Zuppa

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

This rich Italian soup, made with ground pork and potatoes, is sure to satisfy everyone who tries it. Using a slow cooker makes this recipe easy to execute.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 12 ounces tiny red new potatoes, each cut into 8 pieces
  • 1 (12 ounce) can fat-free evaporated milk
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 cups chopped fresh kale
  • Crushed red pepper (optional)

Preparation

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  1. In a large skillet cook pork, onion and garlic over medium heat until meat is browned and onion is tender; drain off fat. Return meat mixture to skillet; add oregano, salt and crushed red pepper. Cook for 1 minute more. Transfer to a 3- ½- or 4-quart slow cooker. Add broth and potatoes.
  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours (see Tip). If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. In a small bowl combine evaporated milk and cornstarch until smooth; stir into cooker. Stir in kale. Cover and cook for 30 to 60 minutes more or until bubbly around edge of cooker. If desired, sprinkle with additional crushed red pepper.
  • Tip: For easy cleanup: Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1⅓ cups
  • Per serving: 303 calories; 12 g fat(4 g sat); 2 g fiber; 19 g carbohydrates; 20 g protein; 30 mcg folate; 53 mg cholesterol; 4 g sugars; 3,727 IU vitamin A; 35 mg vitamin C; 223 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 542 mg sodium; 798 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (75% daily value), Vitamin C (58% dv), Calcium (22% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 2 medium-fat protein, 1 fat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable

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