Rating: 5 stars
2 Ratings
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  • 5 star values: 2
Recipe by Cooking Light January 2000

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Yield:
10 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine water and chicken in a large Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, and cook, uncovered, 1 hour. Remove from heat. Remove chicken from cooking liquid (broth); place chicken in a bowl, and chill for 15 minutes. Remove skin from chicken, and remove meat from bones, discarding skin and bones. Chop chicken into bite-size pieces; cover and chill. Strain broth through a sieve into a large bowl; discard solids. Skim fat from surface; discard. Reserve 6 cups broth.

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  • Heat the oil in the pan over medium-high heat. Add the leek, basil, thyme, and oregano; sauté 5 minutes or until leek is browned. Add reserved broth, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Stir in the turnips and rice; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes or until turnips are tender. Partially mash turnips with a potato masher. Add chicken, milk, and salt, and cook 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat, and add cheese, stirring until melted.

Nutrition Facts

213 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 7.1g; saturated fat 2.7g; mono fat 2.3g; poly fat 1.3g; protein 20.9g; carbohydrates 15.4g; fiber 1.1g; cholesterol 57mg; iron 1.8mg; sodium 396mg; calcium 173mg.
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