Quinoa Avocado Soup

This was good but I think it would have been better with some onion, chili powder, cumin and maybe some smoked paprika. I love avocados though!

Quinoa Avocado Soup
4 cups fat-free chicken broth
1 cup quinoa
1 cup corn kernels
1/3 cup salsa, to taste
1 avocado, diced
1 dash salt
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1 lime

In a large saucepan over high heat, bring broth to a boil. Rinse quinoa. Then stir in quinoa, reduce heat to medium-high and continue boiling, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Stir in corn and salsa, then return to a simmer.Remove pan from heat and stir in avocado. Season with salt and stir in cilantro. Ladle into large bowls, accompanied with lime wedges.
Yield: 4 servings. Per serving (about 1 cup)= 301 Calories; 10g Fat (26.6% calories from fat); 19g Protein; 46g Carbohydrate; 5g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 677mg Sodium. Exchanges: 2 1/2 Grain(Starch); 1 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Fat.

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