Sep 29, 2014

Healthy N' Easy Chicken and White Bean Soup


Chicken and White Bean Soup


This dish is really simple. The hardest part is making the chicken. You could also buy a rotisserie chicken and use part of that to make the prep much faster.

Yields: 6 servings at approx 200 calories each serving


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2-3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped (or 1 tsp prepared garlic)
  • 1/4 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1/4 tsp ground sage
  • 1 32 oz carton low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 tsp salt (u can add more later)
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1.5 cups water
  • approx 2 lbs (one package) of grilled or pan seared chicken breast, cut into cubes
  • 1 can or 1.5 cups cooked white navy or cannellini beans, undrained
  • Optional: pinch of crushed red pepper flakes. 


Directions:

Saute onions in olive oil until opaque. Add seasonings and garlic for about 1 minute. Add broth, water, chicken and beans. Simmer for 15-20 minutes. Enjoy.

Makes a great healthy snack, lunch or dinner. This soup freezes well.

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