Soups

Mexican Chicken Soup With Cilantro Dumplings

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This light recipe will warm your insides while satisfying your Mexican food cravings. With the perfect balance of chicken and spices. Plus the treat of cilantro dumplings you will be totally satisfied. This soup is really easy to make but offers layers of delicious flavor. Perfect for any Cinco de Mayo celebration.

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For the Soup:
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
1 medium onion, chopped
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
5 cups chicken broth
1 - 15-1/2 ounce petite diced tomatoes, do not drain
1 - 15 ounce black beans, rinsed and drained
2 cups frozen corn
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
For the Dumplings:
1 cup reduced-fat biscuit baking mix
1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/3 cup 2% milk
pinch of salt and pepper
For the Soup: In a Dutch oven, saute chicken in 1 teaspoon oil until brown and no longer pink. Remove from pan into a bowl. In the same pan, saute onion, chili powder and jalapeno in remaining...
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Nutritions

Calories
1135

Sodium
1598mg
66% DV

Fat
76g
117% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
10g
3% DV

Fiber
5g
23% DV

Marinated Taro Root

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A marinated snack that can be used to replace late night bad habit cravings!

8 small taro roots
water
salt
1 cup yogurt, mixed with enough water to submerge roots (add salt)
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  1. Wash the taro roots well.
  2. Slightly cut a slit into each root, but not big enough to split the root into two pieces. This will allow the water and marinade to go into the taro root

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Nutritions

Calories
103

Sodium
946mg
39% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
7g
14% DV

Carbs
17g
5% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV
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