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6 cups fat-free chicken broth
12 ounces skinless fish fillet (sole or flounder)
1 cup water
1 tablespoon soy sauce
8 ounces tiny cooked shrimp
½ tablespoon minced ginger
1 cup peeled, sliced cucumber
½ tablespoon minced garlic
8 ounces sliced mushrooms
1½ ounces spaghetti
¼ cup chopped green onions
4 cups chopped spinach leaves


  1. Heat broth, water, soy sauce, ginger, and garlic to boiling in large pan.
  2. Break pasta into 1-inch pieces and add to broth mixture; reduce heat and simmer until pasta is done, about 4 minutes.
  3. Slice fish into ½ inch cubes. Add shrimp, fish, cucumber, mushrooms, and green onions to broth; simmer until fish flakes with a fork, about 2 minutes.
  4. Stir in spinach. Serve hot.
Total time: 30 minutes
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe: 10 1-cup servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 73 Calories from Fat 9
Total Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 42 mg
Sodium 796 mg
Carbohydrate 6 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 11 g
Exchange 1 very lean meat, 1 vegetable
Carbohydrate Units 0

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