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Soup doesn't always take hours to prepare.  This recipe from Tina Miller, Meijer Healthy Living Advisor, cooks up in about 30 minutes

Quick and Easy Turkey Noodle Soup
Recipe source: TryFoods International
Serves 6


Ingredients:
1 bay leaf
1/2 cup uncooked medium egg noodles (about 1 1/2 oz.)
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 medium rib celery, halved lengthwise and sliced
1 medium onion, cut into thin wedges
1 medium carrot, peeled and diced
1 tsp. dried marjoram
2 cups chopped or shredded cooked turkey
2 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley (optional)
1 (32 ounce) carton low-sodium chicken broth
2 cups water


Directions:
1. In Dutch oven or large saucepan, combine chicken broth, water, carrot, celery, onion, marjoram, bay leaf and pepper. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 minutes.


2. Increase heat to medium-high; return to boiling. Add turkey, noodles and parsley, if desired. Return to boiling. Reduce heat to medium. Cook, loosely covered, 15 to 20 minutes or until noodles are tender. Remove and discard bay leaf.


Nutrition Information per serving: Calories 114, Fat 1g, Saturated Fat 0g, Cholesterol 46mg, Sodium 411mg, Carbohydrates 9g, Fiber 1g, Protein 17g.