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Cuban chicken soup recipe for Hispanic cancer cookbook

 Cuban Style Chicken Soup  (Sopa de Polla) Featured on Colores Latinos TV

Chef Zoe and myself were so excited share our chicken soup recipe for Cuban Chicken Soup from Alimentandose Bien Durante el Cancer with the talented Nancy Pena on her show Colores Latinos TV.  If you want an amazing tasting chicken soup, this is the best recipe ever. We know how the Hispanic cancer cookbook can help so many people at such a challenging time.  It was so special for Chef Zoe to share her message about cooking and eating while undergoing cancer treatment.  What you eat makes a difference and this book includes simple healthy easy recipes.

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My Favorite Chicken Soup Recipe for Cuban Chicken Soup Takes A Short Cut

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Who doesn’t love a good bowl of chicken soup and honestly, I think this is my favorite chicken soup recipe as the Cuban Chicken soup recipe from my Hispanic cancer cookbook, Alimentandose Bien Durante el Cancer.  This easy chicken soup recipe packs flavor. and I love the ingredients because they give the soup such texture and taste.

I only wish Nancy Pena could have tasted it on Cuban chicken soup takes a short cut using Rotisserie chicken. What’s great about chicken soup is you can adjust the recipe adding whatever you want according to how you feel and what you like. Alimentandose Bien Durante el Cancer is a great cookbook for eating healthy and for healthy easy recipes to help you going through cancer treatment.  It is important to eat foods that are best tolerated to your symptoms.

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I only wish Nancy Pena could have tasted it on Cuban chicken soup takes a short cut using Rotisserie chicken. What’s great about chicken soup is you can adjust the recipe adding whatever you want according to how you feel and what you like. Alimentandose Bien Durante el Cancer is a great cookbook for eating healthy and for healthy easy recipes to help you going through cancer treatment.  It is important to eat foods that are best tolerated to your symptoms.




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Cuban Chicken Soup Recipe (Sopa de Polla) from Alimentandose Bien Durante el Cancer

Makes 8 (1-cup) servings

1 bunch green onions, chopped
1 red bell pepper, cored and chopped
1 yucca, peeled and cut into one-inch cubes (about 2/3 cup)
1 cup peeled red potato small chunks
1 plantain, peeled and diced
6 cups fat-free chicken broth
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
4 cups skinless rotisserie chicken chunks
2 tablespoons lime juice
Cilantro, optional
Salt and black pepper to taste

1. In large pot coated with nonstick cooking spray, add green onions, red pepper, yucca, potato, plantain, chicken broth, garlic, cumin and oregano; bring to a boil.
2. Reduce heat, cover, and cook 20 minutes or until vegetables tender. Add chicken, stirring, until well heated.
3. Add lime juice and cilantro if desired and season to taste.

Nutritional information per serving:  Calories 216 kcal, Calories from fat 24%, Fat 6 g, Saturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 78 mg, Sodium 947 mg, Carbohydrates 21 g, Dietary Fiber 3 g, Total Sugars 6 g, Protein 21 g, Dietary Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 2 1/2 lean meat

Terrific Tip: Fresh On average, one medium lime produces about 2 tablespoons of lime juice; but you can also look for lime juice in the grocery to keep on hand at all times.

Nutritional Nugget: Yucca is a good source of the mineral, potassium, which aids the body in building muscle and electrical heart activity.

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