Healthy Chicken and Vegetable Soup
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Soup
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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.
Notes
Carbs and calories of vegetables not counted in Nutrition data.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Calories: 275 Fat: 14 Carbohydrates: 5 Protein: 21
Recipe by Exercises for Women & Female Fitness by Flavia Del Monte - Flavia Del Monte's Female Fitness Blog at http://www.flaviliciousfitness.com/blog/2012/10/17/fat-burning-recipes/