Recipe: Chuck’s Chicken Noodle Vegetable Soup

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A delicious recipe for a cold day.

A tasty recipe for a soup that replaces some of the noodles with vegetables.  It is a delicious soup that you will enjoy and best of all it is balanced with starch, meat, and lots of vegetables.  This soup will fill you up and keep you full for hours.  

AuthorChuckH
DifficultyBeginner

This is a delicious soup that is very healthy for you. It is easy to make in a slow cooker or crockpot.

Yields8 Servings
Prep Time45 minsCook Time3 hrsTotal Time3 hrs 42 mins

Ingredients:

 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
 1 medium yellow onion, diced
 1 cup celery, sliced
 1 cup carrots, sliced
 2 tbsp olive oil
 6 cups 99% fat-free chicken broth (49 Oz)
 4 cloves of garlic, minced
 ½ tsp dried basil
 ½ tsp dried oregano
 1 pinch dried thyme
 3 small zucchini squash dices or cut into noodles using a spiral slicer
 1 box of Barilla Farfalle Pasta I like the high protein pasta
 salt to taste
  ground black pepper to taste

Directions:

1

Cut chicken into small cubes.

2

Place garlic in a hot pan with 1 tbsp olive oil. Cook for 30 seconds until browned. Add chicken and brown for about 30 seconds per side.

3

In a crockpot place chicken on the bottom and top with beans (if you elect to add them), noodles, zucchini, carrots, onion, celery, garlic, olive oil, basil, oregano, and thyme.

4

Next add in chicken broth, water, and season with salt and pepper to taste.

5

Cook in crockpot for 3-4 hours until vegetables are soft.

6

Serve in mugs or bowls.

7

Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 8-12 ounces

Servings 8


Amount Per Serving
Calories 293Calories from Fat 46
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 25mg9%
Sodium 798mg34%
Potassium 457mg14%
Total Carbohydrate 42g15%
Dietary Fiber 6g24%
Sugars 0g
Protein 24g48%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Notes:
  1. This recipe has less than 300 calories per serving. It goes great on a cold day to warm you up and it is moderately high in protein.  
  2. You can increase the protein and lower the carbohydrate content by adding white beans and replacing more past with zoodles.  
  3. The recipe is high in sodium with 798 mg.  

Ingredients

 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
 1 medium yellow onion, diced
 1 cup celery, sliced
 1 cup carrots, sliced
 2 tbsp olive oil
 6 cups 99% fat-free chicken broth (49 Oz)
 4 cloves of garlic, minced
 ½ tsp dried basil
 ½ tsp dried oregano
 1 pinch dried thyme
 3 small zucchini squash dices or cut into noodles using a spiral slicer
 1 box of Barilla Farfalle Pasta I like the high protein pasta
 salt to taste
  ground black pepper to taste

Directions

1

Cut chicken into small cubes.

2

Place garlic in a hot pan with 1 tbsp olive oil. Cook for 30 seconds until browned. Add chicken and brown for about 30 seconds per side.

3

In a crockpot place chicken on the bottom and top with beans (if you elect to add them), noodles, zucchini, carrots, onion, celery, garlic, olive oil, basil, oregano, and thyme.

4

Next add in chicken broth, water, and season with salt and pepper to taste.

5

Cook in crockpot for 3-4 hours until vegetables are soft.

6

Serve in mugs or bowls.

7

Enjoy!

Chuck’s Chicken Noodle Vegetable Soup
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About the Author

ChuckH
I am a family physician who has served in the US Army. In 2016, I found myself overweight, out of shape, and unhealthy, so I made a change to improve my health. This blog is the chronology of my path to better health and what I have learned along the way.

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