the appetizer:

Pillsbury Fast and Healthy Meals for Kids by the Pillsbury Editors includes recipes like Crunchy Mummies; Zesty Mexican Soup; and Black Beans In Boo Bowls.


Zesty Mexican Soup


Zesty Mexican Soup

  • Prep time: 30 minutes
  • Start to finish: 30 minutes
  • 6 servings (1 cup each)
Good Eats For Kids

Healthful vegetable juice is a blend of tomato, carrot, celery, beet, parsley, lettuce, watercress and spinach juices. What a great way to add vegetable value to this soup that's perfect for kids!

  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 can (14 oz) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 bottle (12 oz) low-sodium vegetable juice
  • 1 can (11 oz) whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, undrained
  • 1 cup chunky-style salsa
  • 1 can (4.5 oz) chopped green chiles, drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1. In 4-quart saucepan, heat all ingredients except cilantro to boiling, stirring frequently.

2. Reduce heat; simmer about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot. Stir in cilantro.

1 Serving: Calories 160; Total Fat 3.5g (Saturated Fat 19; Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 40mg, Sodium 770mg, Total Carbohydrate 17g (Dietary Fiber 19); Protein 15g; Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1/2 Vegetable, 1-1/2 Lean Meat; Carbohydrate Choices: 1 Good

  • from:
    Pillsbury Fast and Healthy Meals for Kids
  • by the Pillsbury Editors
  • Wiley 2010
  • $19.95; Hardcover; 192 pages
  • ISBN-10: 0470647256
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-470-64725-7
  • Reprinted by permission.

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