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What are some easy diabetic soup recipes?

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Some easy soup recipes for diabetics include a cabbage soup recipe from the American Diabetes Association and a tomato soup from the Diabetes Forecast magazine. The recipes offer nutrition facts to help with meal planning.

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To prepare the cabbage soup according to the instructions from the American Diabetes Association, cook 1 diced onion in 2 teaspoons of olive oil before adding and browning 1 pound of lean ground turkey. Stir in 1/2 of a chopped head of cabbage and continue to cook the mixture for another four minutes. Pour in 1 1/2 cups of canned crushed tomatoes, 32 ounces of unsalted chicken broth and 2 cups of water. Season with black pepper and cayenne pepper. Let the soup bubble gently for seven minutes before bringing it to boil and incorporating 1 cup of instant brown rice. Allow the soup to stew for another five minutes.

Follow the tomato soup recipe from the Diabetes Forecast magazine by frying 1 diced onion, 2 diced celery stalks and 1/4 cup of diced fennel in 2 teaspoons of olive oil for approximately six minutes. Cover the saucepan, and allow the vegetables to cook gently for three minutes. Pour in 1 1/2 pounds of diced fresh tomatoes and 2 1/2 cups of low-fat, reduced-sodium chicken broth. Simmer the soup for approximately 25 minutes before blending it until smooth. Reheat the soup, and stir in 3 tablespoons of half-and-half, 2 teaspoons of butter and 1/3 cup of chopped fresh chives. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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