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Zone Diet Recipe: Spinach, Meatball, and Chickpea Soup

Spinach, Meatball, and Chickpea Soup

Soft baby spinach comes together with hearty meatballs and chickpeas to bring a taste of comfort food to your Zone bowl.
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2 servings NA

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Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups Unsalted vegetable stock
  • 1/2 cup Tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup Zone PastaRx Orzo
  • 1/4 cup Chickpeas (canned)
  • 2 cups Baby spinach
  • 2 Al Fresco Tomato & Basil Chicken Meatballs (quartered)
  • 2 tsp Zone Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Pecorino cheese (grated)
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)
  • Red pepper flakes (to taste)

Nutrition

Calories

365

Carbohydrates

40g

Fat

11g

Fiber

5g

Protein

23g

Serving_size

1 serving

Instructions

  1. Bring the vegetable stock, tomato sauce, and garlic powder to a boil in a 2-3 quart saucepan.
  2. Add Zone PastaRx Orzo, cover and reduce heat, simmer for 14 minutes.
  3. Stir in chickpeas, red pepper flakes, baby spinach, and chicken meatballs. Continue to cook for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Ladle into two bowls and top each with 1 teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil and 1/2 tablespoon of pecorino cheese.
  5. Salt and pepper to taste.

Zone Products In This Recipe:

Dr. Sears’ Zone PastaRx® Orzo - 1 Package

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Dr. Sears’ Zone Extra Virgin Olive Oil - 16.9 fl oz bottle

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Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars
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