Chicken Minestrone

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 260.4
  • Total Fat: 6.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 33.4 mg
  • Sodium: 1,237.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.9 g
  • Protein: 13.3 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    2 Chicken Thighs
    3 slices turkey bacon, chopped
    1 medium onion. minced
    2 medium potatoes, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
    1 large carrot, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
    2 zucchinis, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
    3 stalks celery, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
    4 cups Swanson Chicken Broth 99% Fat Free
    1 3/4 cups frozen peas
    1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    1 tbsp Basil
    1 tbsp Thyme


Cook chicken thoughs in large pot with 1 tbsp. olive oil for about 5 min, each side. Remove with slotted spoon and set aside.

Add bacon, onion and herbs to pot and cook slowly, constantly stirring, for about 5 minutes. Add the potatoes, carrot, zucchini, and celery and cook for 5-7 minutes longer.

Return chicken thighs to pot, add stock, and bring to a boil. Cover and cook over low heat for 35-40 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Remove chicken thighs with slotted spoon and set aside. Add peas into soup and return to a boil.

Meanwhile, remove and discard the chicken skin. Remove meat from the bone and cut into 1/2 inch pieces.

Return meat to soup, stir well and heat through.

Serve topped with parmesan shavings if desired.

*You may also add a small soup pasta when you add the peas. Not included in calorie count.

Makes 4 servings.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JEN-HAIR-RUN.

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