Minestrone Soup with Turkey - Modified from Taste of Home
1 C sliced carrots
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tsp. onion powder
1 T extra virgin olive oil
4 C low-sodium chicken broth
1 can petite diced tomatoes, drained
1/2 C pasta
2/3 C each: peas, corn, green beans
1/4 tsp each: basil, oregano, pepper and salt
2 medium zucchini
1 C extra lean ground turkey, cooked
In a large soup kettle, saute carrot, garlic and onion powder in olive oil over medium heat until carrots are tender. Add the chicken broth, tomatoes, veggies, pasta and seasonings.
Bring soup to a boil and then reduce heat, simmering for 10 minutes. Add zucchini and cooked ground turkey to soup and cook until zucchini is done to your liking.
Serve with crusty bread or crackers. May top with Parmesan cheese.