Mediterranean Veg Soup with Turkey Meatballs Recipe

Looking for an easy Mediterranean Veg Soup with Turkey Meatballs recipe? Learn how to make Mediterranean Veg Soup with Turkey Meatballs using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by countrygirl914

Makes 4 servings



From HealthHabits: http://healthhabits.wordpress.com/2008/12/26/mediterranean-veg-soup-with-turkey-meatballs/

Recipe Ingredients for Mediterranean Veg Soup with Turkey Meatballs

1 cup zucchini - small dice
1 cup yellow squash - small dice
1/2 cup red onion - small dice
1 cup carrot - peeled and small dice
6 oz shitake mushrooms
2 tbsp. olive oil
2 cloves garlic - minced
30 oz tomato sauce
2 quarts chicken broth
2 tbsp. fresh basil - fine chop
1/2 lb. ground turkey breast

Recipe Directions for Mediterranean Veg Soup with Turkey Meatballs

  1. In a preheated soup pot add olive oil for 20 seconds and follow by adding zucchini, squash, onion and carrot on medium heat. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally for 3-4 minutes. Add minced garlic and mushrooms and continue cooking for two minutes or until veg are softened. Add in tomato sauce and broth, stir. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook over moderate heat for 20 minutes.

  2. After 20 minutes add in the raw meatballs and give it a good stir. Don?t worry about putting them raw, they?ll poach in the broth and absorb the flavors.

  3. To finish, add in the chopped fresh basil and season with S&P to taste.

Categories

Vegetables, Soup, Mediterranean

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 899.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
346
Calories from Fat
129
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.3g
22%
Saturated Fat
3.0g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
42mg
14%
Sodium
2804mg
117%
Potassium
1597mg
46%
Total Carbohydrates
25.5g
8%
Dietary Fiber
5.8g
23%
Sugars
14.9g
Protein
30.7g
Vitamin A 110% Vitamin C 47%
Calcium 9% Iron 26%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
  • High in sugar
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