Quinoa Soup with Chicken

Quinoa Soup with Chicken

Quinoa Soup with Chicken

A Tasty and Healthy Soup for your Weight Loss Diet Plan

There are many new foods been introduced in market or many foods that are been introduced that can help make a weight loss diet plan more effective.

Quinoa is a cereal which is been used quite often in weight loss diet plan. It is been claimed to be amongst one of the most healthiest foods.

It helps in controlling blood sugar levels, it is low in Glycemic Index. It is highly nutritious as it’s a very good source of Fiber, Proteins, Vitamins like B- complex vitamins, vitamin E and minerals like calcium, phosphorus, iron, potassium etc. its properties like being Gluten free and improving metabolism makes it more preferable to be had while following a weight loss diet plan.

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Below mentioned is a soup recipe which is highly nutritious as it includes Quinoa and Chicken breast which improves the protein content and few vegetables which make it a good source of Vitamins and minerals, making the soup an ideal soup to be included in your weight loss diet plan.

Serving

  • 6 Medium

Ingredients

  • 2 Table_Sp Olive Oil
  • 1 Cup Onion chopped
  • 3 Medium Garlic Clove
  • 1/4 Cup Carrot diced
  • 1/2 Cup Celery diced
  • 2 Table_Sp Oregano
  • 2 Table_Sp Jeera (Cumin) ground
  • 1 Tea_Sp Red Chilli Flakes
  • 2 1/2 Cup Chicken Breast chopped
  • 200 Ml Chicken Broth
  • 2 Cup Tomato skewed
  • 1 Cup Quinoa

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Method:

  • Rinse quinoa.
  • Cook quinoa for 5 minutes.
  • Chop/dice all vegetables and chicken breast.
  • Heat oil on high heat.
  • Brown chicken.
  • Add garlic, onion, carrot and celery; cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add oregano, cumin and paprika.
  • Add chicken broth and tomatoes pulp.
  • Simmer for 10-15 minutes.

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Nutritive Value:
Calories    Carbs    Proteins   Fats
   143              14               13                 4

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