Chicken and Lemon Soup with Pasta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 324.6
  • Total Fat: 14.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 68.9 mg
  • Sodium: 79.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
  • Protein: 18.7 g

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Delicately flavoured and slightly tangy, less than 350 calories and scrumptious! Delicately flavoured and slightly tangy, less than 350 calories and scrumptious!
Number of Servings: 4


    1 tbsp butter
    3 tbsp Grapeseed oil
    8 shallots, thinly sliced
    2 carrots, thinly sliced
    2 celery stalks, thinly sliced
    1 lemon, squeezed and with skin pared off thinly
    1.2 litres/2 pints chicken stock
    225 g/8 oz boneless chicken breast, finely chopped
    225 g/8 ozsmall dried pasta pieces (e.g. break up spaghetti into smaller pieces or pasta wheels)
    Salt and pepper
    75mls/2 fl oz double cream
    1 tbsp fresh parsley


Heat grapeseed oil in a pan over a medium heat and add the butter.
Add shallots, celery and chicken and cook, stirring occasionally for 7 minutes.
Blanch lemon rind in boiling water for 3 minutes in a seperate pan.
Add blanced lemon rind, the squeezed lemon juice and the chicken stock to the pan.
Allow mixture to boil slowly over a low heat and then simmer for 40 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add the pasta and cook (still on a low heat) for 15 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper and take pan off the hob. Add the cream and stir it through. (Cream will curdle if allowed to boil up in the soup).
Serve, garnished with parsley;

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SKITTEN.

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