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Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  214
  • Protein  20 g
  • Carbohydrates  12 g
  • Fat  10 g
  • Cholesterol  32 mg
  • Sodium  246 mg
  • Potassium  355 mg
  • Phosphorus  176 mg
  • Calcium  47 mg
  • Fiber  1.6 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2-1/2 meat
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1/2 starch

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Twelve unsalted tortilla chips can be substituted for the tortillas. Skip step #2 in preparations.
  • Homemade chicken stock contains 30 to 60 mg sodium per cup, if no salt or bouillon is added. No-salt added broth or low-sodium broth contains less than 140 mg sodium per cup. Reduced sodium broth contains 450 to 600 mg sodium per cup.
  • If reduced sodium broth is used in this recipe, decrease broth portion to 2 cups, omit the 1/4- teaspoon salt and add 2 cups of water to keep sodium low.

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Yucatan Lime Soup
marybetz says:

Have been cooking my way through the Da Vita soup and stew recipes. This version of an old family favorite was a welcome find. The quality of the soup depend on the chcken broth :)

Nov. 18, 2015, 12:58 AM
Yucatan Lime Soup
thespian says:

This was really great soup. Because I am actually supposed to be increasing the sodium in my diet, I did not use the low sodium broth, but regular broth instead. And we forgot the tomato...I mean, it was sitting there on the counter, we just totally spaced in the course of everything else, and it was so good I think we'll just save the potassium in the future and skip it anyway (I have seen other versions of this that had a little avocado, and maybe I might add a very thin slice of that, instead, if my potassium numbers are doing well). Also used flour tortillas, because they were what I had in the house, rather than corn, but found that I loved what the soup does to the texture of the toasted white corn tortilla strips, and will use them in other soups. When the nutritionist in the hospital handed me the 'sample for a week, I was, frankly, in despair. It read to me like the diet of a particularly fussy toddler; not ust a toddler going through the bland phase, but one who went through it want decided that bland was great and she wanted it to be even more so. This soup, with its bright lime notes, it's warmth from the pepper and serrano, and the surprising amount of meatiness considering the chicken is just tossed in, not cooked in the soup. I will make this often, and I feel much better about the low potassium diet.

Mar. 22, 2015, 2:31 PM
Yucatan Lime Soup
hof6820 says:

This is loaded with flavor, my husband even liked it, I am going to make a larger portion next time and freeze some for lunches. The only substitution I made was using no salt added organic diced tomatoes vs fresh.

Oct. 27, 2012, 12:53 PM

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