Cooking at Home - Chicken Soup

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Published Saturday, February 27, 2021

Makes: 8 servings

Add your favorite veggies and brown rice to this yummy chicken soup for a warm meal on a cold night.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups chicken broth (low-sodium)
  • 1 cup chicken (cooked)
  • 1 cup rice (uncooked)
  • 1 3/4 cups vegetables (fresh chopped, such as potatoes, carrots, celery, or cabbage)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon parsley (dried)

Directions

  1. Use leftover cooked chicken, or cook enough chicken to make 1 cup of chicken pieces.
  2. Place the cooked chicken in a large saucepan.
  3. Add the broth and uncooked rice. Cover the pan.
  4. Bring the broth and rice to a boil.
  5. Cover the pan, and turn the heat to low.
  6. Stir and simmer for 15 minutes.
  7. Add the chopped onions, chopped vegetables, and seasonings.
  8. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes until the vegetables are tender.

Source: Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Program, Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network Website Recipes

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 2 cups prepared soup

Nutrients

Amount

Total Calories

170

Total Fat

2 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Cholesterol

16 mg

Sodium

226 mg

Carbohydrates

27 g

Dietary Fiber

2 g

Total Sugars

2 g

Added Sugars included

0 g

Protein

12 g

Vitamin D

0 mcg

Calcium

28 mg

Iron

2 mg

Potassium

316 mg

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