Quick Chicken Noodle Soup

Quick Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Full of down-home flavor, this classic soup can be on your table in 20 minutes or less.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)

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Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 237
Fat 4.8 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 2.4 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 22.9 g
Carbohydrate 23.9 g
Fiber 1.7 g
Cholesterol 50 mg
Iron 1.8 mg
Sodium 589 mg
Calcium 28 mg

Ingredients

2 cups water
1 (32-ounce) carton fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup prechopped onion
1/2 cup prechopped celery
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 medium carrot, chopped
6 ounces fusilli pasta
2 1/2 cups shredded skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

Preparation

1. Combine 2 cups water and chicken broth in a microwave-safe dish, and microwave at HIGH for 5 minutes.

2. While broth mixture heats, heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion, celery, salt, pepper, and carrot; sauté 3 minutes or until almost tender, stirring frequently. Add hot broth mixture and pasta; bring to a boil. Cook 7 minutes or until pasta is almost al dente. Stir in chicken; cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Stir in parsley.

Note:

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Julianna Grimes

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January 2010
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