Mediterranean Soup

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Nutrition Per Serving: 

182 calories, 11 gm protein, 31.8 gm carbohydrates, 2.2 gm fat, 2.0 mg cholesterol, 510 mg sodium, 3.6 gm dietary fiber.

Ingredients

2 units
Cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons
Soybean oil (vegetable oil)
2 quarts
Vegetable or chicken broth
2 quarts
Water
3 cups
Textured soy protein (10 oz.)
2 cups
Brown rice, uncooked
2 teaspoons
Oregano leaves, dried, crumbled
1 teaspoon
Thyme leaves, dried, crumbled
1 teaspoon
Salt
1 teaspoon
Ground pepper
3 quarts
Diced tomatoes, canned
2 cups
Zucchini, diced (3/4 inch)
1 cup
Celery, sliced
1⁄2 cup
Parsley, chopped (optional)

Instructions for Mediterranean Soup

Saute onion and garlic in oil until tender.

Add broth, water, soy protein, brown rice and seasonings. Bring mixture to boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, 30 minutes.

Add tomatoes, zucchini and celery; return to boil, reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender.

Portion 12 ounces into large bowls, if desired.

Sprinkle 1 teaspoon minced parsley over each serving.