Leftover Protein & Serotonin Boost Soup

INGREDIENTS
 
6 slices bacon, chopped
1 onion, chopped
1 large carrot, peeled and chopped
1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1/2 c. of green been or peas & spinach
4 c. low-sodium chicken broth
2 c. leftover shredded turkey, or other protein
1/4 c. Freshly Chopped Parsley 
 
DIRECTIONS
 
  1. In a large pot over medium heat, cook bacon until crispy, 8 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel–lined plate. Drain all but 1 tablespoon bacon fat.
  2. Add onion, carrots, bell pepper, and garlic and season with salt and pepper. Cook until soft, 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. Add broth, and greens and bring to a boil. Simmer beens and peas until is tender, 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in leftover turkey or chicken and parsley until warmed through and serve immediately with crispy bacon.
Author
Dr. Robert Posner One of the world’s leading medical weight loss researchers, Robert Posner, MD, operates his state-of-the-art weight loss clinic, Serotonin Plus, in the heart of Burke, Virginia, in the suburban Washington area.

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