Chicken and Veggie Soup

Nov 22, 2019

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb chicken breast
  • 6 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tsp dried parsley
  • 2 tbsp dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup carrots, chopped
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons white wine (optional)
  • 1 medium sweet potato, cubed
  • 1 cup green beans
  • 1 cup canned white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 large tomatoes, cubed
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

To a large pot, add the chicken breasts, broth, water, parsley and thyme and cook until the chicken starts to fall off the apart. Remove the chicken from the broth and set aside to cool. After cooling, chop or shred the chicken. In a large pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Saute the onion, garlic and celery until translucent about 10 minutes, until translucent. Add the wine and let simmer for 1 minute. To the broth, add the chopped chicken, onion, garlic, carrots, celery, sweet potatoes, green beans, and tomatoes. Let simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the vegetables are tender. Add the white beans and heat an additional 3-4 minutes. Serves 6.

Nutritional Info Per Serving:
Calories: 249 Protein: 31g Carbs: 18g

Healthy Lifestyle

80% Nutrition, 20% Exercise

Remember, you can’t out-exercise a bad diet. A healthy lifestyle, especially for weight loss, is 80% nutrition, and only 20% exercise.

Let Betsy’s Nutritional Consulting help you begin on a journey to a healthier you. You will feel better inside and out!

Have questions? Ready to get started creating a healthier you? Ready to learn healthy eating that will last a lifetime?

Healthy Living

Recent Recipes

Grilled Romaine with Chicken

Grilled Romaine with Chicken

Ingredients 2 heads of fresh and firm romaine lettuce, cut vertically (4 halves) 2 tbsp avocado oil Salt and pepper 1 lemon, cut in half 4 tbsp fresh parmesan cheese 1 lb grilled chicken Directions...

read more
Cauliflower Fried Rice with Chicken

Cauliflower Fried Rice with Chicken

Ingredients Olive oil 1 egg 2 egg whites 1, 14 oz bag frozen stir fry veggies 2 garlic cloves, minced 1, 10 oz bag frozen cauliflower rice 4 tbsp low sodium soy sauce 1 lb baked or grilled chicken...

read more
Balsamic Salmon and Brussels

Balsamic Salmon and Brussels

Ingredients Salmon 4, 6 oz wild salmon fillets Salt and pepper 1 tbsp avocado oil Parsley for garnish Balsamic Glaze             ¼ cup balsamic...

read more