Soups

Turkey Barley Soup with Mushrooms

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This is a hearty broth based soup that's just step up from your classic Chicken Noodle. It was my first soup of the 52 Soup Project and is still my husband's favorite.

6
3 leeks, coarsely chopped
2 tbs. olive or grape seed oil
3 cloves of garlic, minced
4 carrots peeled and chopped
8 oz fresh white button mushrooms chopped
8 oz fresh Shitake mushrooms
½ cup dry pearl barley
2 turkey breasts (about 1 ½ pounds)
3 tsp chopped Italian parsley
2 tbs. soy sauce
Salt and Pepper
chicken stock - the original recipe called for 64oz (2 boxes) but in the end, we added another box because we like it more brothy rather than stew-y.
Place a large pot on med-high heat and add oil, garlic, and leeks. Sauté for about 5 minutes or until leeks become tender. Add the carrots, button mushrooms and shitake mushrooms (or substitute mushrooms in...
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Nutritions

Calories
257

Sodium
883mg
36% DV

Fat
14g
22% DV

Protein
10g
20% DV

Carbs
22g
7% DV

Fiber
5g
23% DV

Rich and fudgy, this easy Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the perfect cross between a chocolate pound cake, brownies, and a classic loaf of zucchini bread! It's moist and tender thanks to sour cream in the batter, and studded with miniature chocolate chips for even more decadent flavor. Serve a couple of slices of double chocolate zucchini bread for breakfast or brunch with a cup of coffee, for an afternoon snack with a glass of milk, or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.

1 c sugar
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 c vegetable oil
1/3 c milk
2 eggs
2 t vanilla extract
2 c all purpose flour
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 (½ t) baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon kosher salt
1 c shredded zucchini ( patted dry )
12 slices
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a deep 8 ½ x 4 ½ -inch or a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, sour cream, oil and milk. Whisk in eggs and...
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Nutritions

Calories
2644

Sodium
2217mg
92% DV

Fat
59g
92% DV

Protein
87g
175% DV

Carbs
458g
155% DV

Fiber
50g
202% DV