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Yields:
12 servings
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr 15 mins
Meal Type:
Soups
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Homemade Chicken Soup

Simple, hearty chicken soup with vegetables with that real homely feel.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Salt and pepper whole chicken breasts and cook in a skillet with pan spray until browned on the outside and cooked through.
  2. Rough chop the cooked breasts and return to the skillet and set aside.
  3. Heat olive oil in a soup pot and add onions, salt and pepper. Cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Add carrots, celery and Italian seasoning and cook until vegetables start to soften.
  5. Heat chopped chicken in the skillet until hot and add a small amount of broth to de-glaze the pan. Add chicken and broth to vegetables.
  6. Add remaining broth to soup pot, heat to a boil, reduce heat and cook on low for 1 hour or until carrots are completely soft.
  7. Note: brown rice or tiny egg noodles are a good addition. I cook them separately and add a little to my bowl.
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This soup is soooo good. Very easy to make, have most ingredients on hand all the time anyway. Extras freeze well.
09 Dec 09 by member: Broomstix
Very straightforward and successful recipe
03 Apr 10 by member: gerpsych
2pts
15 May 10 by member: Susie-Q
I used only 4 cups of low-sodium chicken broth and added water to make up the difference and it still came out great! Even my boyfriend was dying for more.
14 Oct 10 by member: bella611
How much is a serving??? A cup? Half a cup?
16 Jan 11 by member: kerirae
2 pts
03 Dec 11 by member: mama mel
What is the serving size of this recipe. I think I will try it for supper tomorrow night.
19 Jan 12 by member: fatchick62
I added barley and frozen corn, very tasty.
22 Jan 12 by member: Croethle
need serving size
13 Mar 13 by member: MDLR
Looks delicious but really would be great if we knew the serving size
24 May 13 by member: PontJieBoTTeR
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Nutrition summary:

There are 83 calories in 1 serving of Homemade Chicken Soup.
Calorie break-down: 27% fat, 19% carbs, 54% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 22
Calories 83
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 2.45g 4%
  Saturated Fat 0.517g 3%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.448g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 1.274g  
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 762mg 32%
Potassium 173mg  
Total Carbohydrate 3.9g 1%
  Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%
  Sugars 1.29g  
Protein 11.12g  
 
Vitamin A 38% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 3% Iron 3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
4%
of RDI*
(83 calories)
4% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (19%)
 
Fat (27%)
 
Protein (54%)
Carbohydrates, 3.9g (19%) Fat, 2.45g (27%) Protein, 11.12g (54%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories