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Tuscan Chicken Soup

Staff Writer
Taste of Home

This soup is filled with vegetables and chicken. It's a great way to get your daily fix of protein in. 

4
Servings
664
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 small carrot, sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon California Olive Ranch® Olive Oil
  • 29 Ounces chicken broth
  • 1 Cup water
  • 3/4 Teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon pepper
  • 15 Ounces white kidney or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2/3 Cups uncooked small spiral pasta
  • 3 Cups thinly sliced fresh escarole or spinach
  • 2 Cups shredded cooked chicken

Directions

In a large saucepan, saute onion and carrot in oil until onion is tender.

Add the broth, water, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Stir in beans and pasta; return to a boil.

Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until pasta and vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Add escarole and chicken; heat through.

Chicken Soup Shopping Tip

Buy fresh herbs and spices to season your soup; fresh garlic, parsley, and thyme will enhance the flavor without being overpowering.

Chicken Soup Cooking Tip

Most soups are better the day after their made. If possible refrigerate your soup overnight before serving.

Chicken Soup Wine Pairing

Chenin blanc with cream soups; pinot noir, gamay, grenache, or other light red wines with tomato-based soups, including tomato-based seafood soups; sercial or bual madeira or fino or manzanilla sherry with consommé or black bean soup; amontillado with black bean soup.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
18%
Sugar
7g
N/A
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Cholesterol
59mg
20%
Protein
51g
100%
Carbs
90g
30%
Vitamin A
116µg
13%
Vitamin B12
0.2µg
3.4%
Vitamin B6
0.8mg
42.1%
Vitamin C
4mg
7%
Vitamin E
0.9mg
4.4%
Vitamin K
10µg
13%
Calcium
297mg
30%
Fiber
20g
78%
Folate (food)
460µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
460µg
100%
Iron
13mg
72%
Magnesium
245mg
61%
Monounsaturated
6g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
10mg
49%
Phosphorus
570mg
81%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
2534mg
72%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.5mg
27.9%
Sodium
814mg
34%
Thiamin (B1)
0.7mg
43.6%
Zinc
6mg
38%