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Tasty Thursday – Healthy Chicken and Vegetable Soup Recipe

By October 17, 2012 16 Comments
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Healthy Chicken and Vegetable Soup

 

Healthy Chicken and Vegetable Soup

Recipe Type: Main
Cuisine: Soup
Author: Say-She-Ate.com
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Cook time:
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Serves: 4
There are over 2 servings of vegetables in one serving, healthy lentil beans and even chicken! This is a two thumbs up.
Ingredients
  • 3 tbsp olive oil or grape seed oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 celery sticks, finely chopped,
  • 2 carrots, finely chopped
  • 2 rosemary springs, finely chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup green French puy lentils
  • 14oz can plum tomatoes
  • 7 cups (1L) organic vegetable stock (or see stock recipe below)
  • 2 cups skinless rotisserie chicken meat, diced
  • sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in large stockpot. Add onion and saute until translucent and sweetened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add celery, carrots, rosemary, bay leaves and lentils.
  3. Add in tomatoes and stock and bring to a boil. Simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour, until lentils are soft to the tooth.
  4. Remove bay leaves and season with sea salt and pepper.
Serving size: 1 Calories: 275 Fat: 14 Carbohydrates: 5 Protein: 21
Notes

Carbs and calories of vegetables not counted in Nutrition data.

 

See Stock Recipe Here  <–

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