Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Protein Potato Soup

As all of you are getting your trick or treaters ready tomorrow night I am sure you don't have too much extra time to make dinner before you go out in the cold. Thats why today's post is the perfect meal: easy, thick, creamy, flavorful, high protein {with Greek yogurt, chicken, kidney beans, and cottage cheese} ALSO its low calorie! PERFECT to have on a crisp fall night.

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Servings: 12
Serving Size: 1 Cup
Calories: 150
Fat: 2 g
Carbs: 15 g
Fiber: 2.2 g
Protein: 17 g
Points+: 4
Old Points: 3
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Here Are Your Ingredients:

1/2 cup plain fat free Greek yogurt
1/2 cup low fat cottage cheese
1/4 cup low fat feta cheese
6 cups water
6 small red potatoes
3 large boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/2 cup frozen peas
1/2 cup part skim mozzarella shredded cheese
1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
1 tablespoon fat free chicken stock
1 teaspoon chili powder
2 teaspoons pepper
1/2 onion
1 jalapeno
1 can kidney beans
1 can stewed tomatoes (drained)


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Cut potatoes and chicken into small squares. Dice onion and jalapeno. Boil water in large sauce pan. Place potatoes and chicken inside and turn heat to medium. Cook until chicken is fully white and potatoes are easily stabbed with a fork - about 20 minutes. Drain water except for one cup. Place hot water to the side, along with chicken and potatoes. Brown onions and jalapeno for about 3-4 minutes on medium heat in same large sauce pan. Add chicken, potatoes, hot water, yogurt, and cottage cheese. Mix completely. Now add feta, mozzarella, seasonings, beans, and drained stewed tomatoes. Simmer together on medium heat for about 5-8 minutes or until soup is fully warmed.
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28 comments:

  1. wow wow wow! My daughter requested Chili for tomorrow night- so I must ablige-- but this recipe will be whipped out some time this weekend. That looks AMAZING!

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    1. Hey chili is a great plan for Halloween I would say! Another good, easy and high protein one!

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  2. I love soup for a cold nights meal. I will make this for sure! Looks and sounds delicious!

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  3. Yum. I have all these ingredients too. I'm having soup tonight!

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    1. That makes dinner easy tonight! Let me know what you think Emma!

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  4. Comfort food! I wish you could come over and cook and workout with me!

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    1. Ahhh.. ya I wish we lived closer I would do so much better with you around to help me!

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  5. That looks delicious! Thanks for sharing (:

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    1. Your welcome Heidi and Kenzie! Thanks for your sweet comments!

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  6. Hi Ashlee! Thank you for inviting me over!!! I'm actually really excited to find your blog! I have a husband who has lost 100lbs and I'm running out of good food to make that we can all enjoy! Following via GFC!

    Kristy @ Shona Skye Creations
    http://shonaskye.blogspot.com

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    1. WOW congrats to him that is incredible!! I hope I can help you come up with at least a couple recipes he might like! So happy to have you loving your blog cutness

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  7. Ashlee thanks for stopping by my blog following now

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  8. Wow! This is such a great recipe! I'm definitely going to give it a try. Thank you for coming by my blog and following. I'm returning the favor now!

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    1. Thanks KrysteenMarie excited to have you here! AND thanks Helene my sweet friend

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  10. Oh man, I don't know what it is about cheese and beans, but they just make every soup better!
    -Jamie
    http://chatterblossom.blogspot.com/

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    1. SOOOO true I would have cheese on every meal if it wasn't so fattning haha

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  11. oh yum! this soup looks really good and healthy!!

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    1. Thanks Meg from the looks of your blog you have been up to some fun!

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  12. Hi Ashlee, your creamy soup look healthy and delicious. Love the kidney bean, great combo.

    Have a nice week ahead.

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  13. Hi Ashlee~ Am I missing it? I don't see potatoes mentioned in the list of ingredients. How much did you use?
    Thanks! Julie

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