Gluten-Free Curry Noodle Soup

Gluten Free Curry Noodle Soup Recipe

Did you know that the average woman gains between 5 to 7 pounds during the winter months? Yikes! That’s kinda depressing if you ask me.

There are a number of reasons for this weight gain; we spend more time being sedentary in the cold weather, most people feel hungrier during cold weather months, we tend to eat heavier foods, and my own personal thought – we tend to wear heavier clothes, so who cares?

The problem is that the weight that creeps up on us in the winter does not magically go away when the weather warms.

Of course you don’t need to fall into this winter weight gain category. Make sure you get in your exercise – even if you are snowed in, you can find great workout videos on YouTube or other places online. You can also learn to embrace winter sports such as skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, and such. And of course, there is the gym. Brave the cold, go to the gym, and warm up!

One thing I do to keep the pounds from creeping up is to eat lighter at night during the winter months. Even though I am one of those people who tend to feel hungrier during those cold, dark nights, I have learned how to trick my body into thinking it is full and satisfied.

Soup is my best trick! Piping hot soup takes a while to eat. It takes about 20 minutes from the time you start eating for your brain to send signals to your tummy that it is full. So it stands to reason that if you eat slowly you will eat less and really hot soup is my answer.

My other trick is to incorporate spices into the food – hot peppers and such rev up your metabolism and who doesn’t want that?

Finally my biggest trick is flavor – lots and lots of flavor! If food is delicious you feel more satisfied even if you are eating less of it.

This Gluten Free Curry Noodle Soup Recipe has all these tricks. And another one – instead of using gluten free pasta for the noodles, I use Organic Adzuki Bean Spaghetti noodles from Explore Cuisine. Made from beans, they are higher in protein and fiber than most pastas, are grain-free, and filling.

Don’t be a sad statistic this winter! Eat more soup and gain fewer (or better yet, no) extra pounds.

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Gluten-Free Curry Noodle Soup
Gluten Free Curry Noodle Soup Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 527 kcal
Author: Carol Kicinski
Ingredients
  • 1 large about 1 pound red skinned sweet potato, peeled and cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 1 (7 ounce) package Explore Cuisine Organic Adzuki Bean Spaghetti
  • 2 cans coconut milk full fat or light
  • 4 cups gluten free chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons chili garlic sauce
  • ¾ pound boneless skinless chicken thighs thinly sliced
  • 3 red chilies thinly sliced
  • 4 green onions thinly sliced
  • Handful Thai or regular basil
  • 1 lime cut into 6 wedges
Instructions
  1. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add the cut sweet potatoes and boil until tender, about 7 minutes. Remove the sweet potatoes with a sieve or slotted spoon, rinse with cold water and set aside.
  2. Add the noodles to the boiling water and cook until al dente, 4 – 5 minutes. Drain and rinse.
  3. Then, in a soup pot, combine the coconut milk, chicken stock, curry powder, and chili garlic sauce. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer. Add the sliced chicken and cook for 10 minutes. Add the sweet potatoes and noodles and heat through.
  4. Serve the soup garnished with chilies, green onions, basil, and a lime wedge.
Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Curry Noodle Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 527 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 33g 51%
Saturated Fat 25g 125%
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 389mg 16%
Potassium 723mg 21%
Total Carbohydrates 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 4g
Protein 30g 60%
Vitamin A 6.5%
Vitamin C 47.2%
Calcium 10.8%
Iron 56%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  1. Katie
    February 27, 2015

    If I wanted to do this say tomorrow and couldn’t get those yummy noodles in time, could I serve this with say… A rice substitute?

    1. Carol Kicinski
      March 9, 2015

      Yes you certainly could!

      xo,
      Carol

  2. February 27, 2015

    This soup looks sooooo good !!!!

  3. Kath
    May 3, 2015

    Hi Carol,
    Thanks for the recipe! I’m guessing coconut milk only comes in one size in America, so for the benefit of us Aussies, how many mL (or oz, I’ll convert) is a can of coconut milk?

    1. Carol Kicinski
      May 15, 2015

      You’re welcome! One can is about 161 mL.

      xo,
      Carol

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