Chicken And Quinoa Soup

Chicken And Quinoa Soup
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This hearty and healthy chicken soup comes from QVC’s resident foodie and best-selling cookbook author David Venable. Leftovers can be a great lunch option for you and the kids. Make it when you have some extra time over the weekend. Then, fill a thermos with hot soup before work or school. Click Here to See More Quinoa Recipes
  • 1½ tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onions
  • ¾ cup thinly sliced celery
  • ½ cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 14.5-ounce can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1½ teaspoon dried cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 10 cup fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth
  • ¾ cup quinoa
  • 1 rotisserie chicken, skin and bones removed, shredded
  1. Heat the olive oil in a large stockpot over medium heat. Add the carrots, onions, celery, green onions, and tomatoes and cook for 4 minutes. Stir in the cilantro, pepper, and cumin and cook for 2 more minutes.
  2. Pour in the chicken stock, add the quinoa, and cook for 15 minutes. Add the shredded chicken and cook for 5 more minutes. Serve hot.