Turkey Noodle Soup


  • Ingredients:
  • Cooking spray 
  • 1 cup (1/4-inch-thick) slices carrot 
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion 
  • garlic cloves, minced 
  • 1 cup (1/4-inch-thick) slices celery 
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt 
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth 
  • 2 cups (3 ounces) uncooked egg noodles
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • bay leaf
  • 2 cups shredded turkey (about 8 ounces) 
  • Coarsely ground black pepper (optional)

Preparation:

  1. Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add carrot, onion, and garlic; sauté 5 minutes or until onion is lightly browned. Add celery, salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; sauté 3 minutes. Add broth and next 3 ingredients (through bay leaf); bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Add shredded turkey; cook 3 minutes. Discard bay leaf. Sprinkle with coarsely ground black pepper, if desired.