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Chunky Chicken Soup

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 70 min.

Makes

8 servings (2 quarts)

Here's a satisfying soup that you'll find yourself serving year-round. Every spoonful is loaded with the fantastic flavor of chicken, celery, carrots and peas.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 cups sliced carrots
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup uncooked macaroni
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen peas

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, cook the chicken, celery and onion in oil until chicken is no longer pink.
  2. Add the broth, carrots, thyme, salt if desired and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 45 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Stir in macaroni and peas. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until the macaroni is tender.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 140 calories, 6g fat (0 saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 109mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 10g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 meat.

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