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60 minutes
4 servings
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dairy-free
gluten-free
(?)
Has gluten from:
chicken broth
kid friendly
has meat
(?)
Has meat from:
chicken broth
has pasta
has seafood
mediterranean
vegan
(?)
Not vegan due to:
chicken broth
vegetarian
(?)
Not vegetarian due to:
chicken broth
pescatarian
(?)
Not pescatarian due to:
chicken broth
paleo
This recipe has no customizations.
 
Nutrition to Note
This recipe has Sodium as 69.2% (as a percentage of RDA).
 
You may need to take this into account today to balance out your diet.
 
Nutrition Rating Details
Here are the percentages used to determine the nutritional rating for this recipe:
• Calcium: 2.2% of RDA
• Calories: 4.0% of RDA
• Carbs: 3.2% of RDA
• Fat (total lipid): 6.8% of RDA
• Fiber: 4.8% of RDA
• Fructose: 6.6% of RDA
• Protein: 2.7% of RDA
• Sodium: 69.2% of RDA
• Sugar: 18.0% of RDA
• Vitamin A (IU): 7.5% of RDA
• Vitamin B6: 10.9% of RDA
• Vitamin C: 20.2% of RDA
• Iron: 2.0% of RDA
• Magnesium: 5.8% of RDA
• Manganese: 6.4% of RDA
• Niacin: 5.3% of RDA
• Potassium: 8.7% of RDA
• Zinc: 3.3% of RDA
If any nutritional component is greater than 50% of RDA (or any vitamin/mineral is greater than 400% of RDA), the recipe gets a “Nutrition to Note” rating.
 
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MACROS
Carbohydrate
8.93
g
Calories
80.8
 
Fiber
1.35
g
Iron
0.382
mg
Protein
3.08
g
Sodium
935
mg
Sugars
5.64
g
Fat (total lipid)
4.18
g
 
INGREDIENTS
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1
tbsp
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1
whole
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medium size, chopped.
 
4
cloves
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minced.
 
1
tsp
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-
 
 
1
tsp
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grated.
 
3
whole
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large size, chopped.
 
4
cups
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-
 
low sodium if possible.
1/4
cups
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fresh, chopped, for garnish: OPTIONAL.
 
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PREPARATION
1.
Sauté the olive oil, onion and garlic over medium heat for a couple of minutes.
2.
Add the pepper and the ginger and continue to stir.
3.
Add the zucchini and the chicken broth.
4.
Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer until zucchini is softened, 45 minutes or so.
5.
Using a Vitamix or immersion blender, puree the zucchini until the soup is creamy and smooth.
6.
Garnish with pepper, olive oil, cilantro or other seasonings of your choice.
 
THIS RECIPE CAN BE CUSTOMIZED
Make it Low Sodium!
A low-sodium variant of this recipe can be made that has a 91% reduction in the amount of sodium. Just substitute low-sodium chicken broth for chicken broth.
 
COMPLETE NUTRITION
This recipe has the following nutrient totals:
Calories 80.8
Protein 3.08 g
Carbohydrates 8.93 g
Iron 0.38 mg
Fiber 1.35 g
Calcium 22.0 mg
(plus many more nutrients)
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