A Quick Lunch Soup – The Zone Diet Recipes


  • 2 2/3 tsp. Canola Oil [8F]
  • 6 cups Red pepper [3C]
  • 6 cups Asparagus [3C]
  • 8oz. Deli Baked Ham (cut into 1/2′ strips) [8P]
  • 1/2 Cup Egg Noodles (cooked) [2C]
  • 15 oz. Can of Fat-Free Chicken Broth


  1. Heat 3 cups of water, and the can of Fat Free Broth until boiling, keep simmering until step 4.
  2. In non-stick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add red pepper and asparagus until vegetables are tender-crisp (approx. 7 minutes).
  3. Stir in ham and cook one minute or until ham is thoroughly cooked.
  4. Stir noodles into water, cook until tender.
  5. Remove saucepan from heat, do not drain the water. Stir in ham and vegetable mixture.