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Hearty Chicken and Vegetable Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Hearty Chicken and Vegetable Soup recipe? Learn how to make Hearty Chicken and Vegetable Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ddtinkz

Makes 6 servings



Warm up your Friday night with this hearty soup...

Recipe Ingredients for Hearty Chicken and Vegetable Soup

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 leek, halved, washed, thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 large carrot, peeled, diced
2 stalks celery, diced
2 small zucchini, diced
1 swede or turnip, peeled, diced
125 g dry soup mixed, rinsed *see note
8 cups chicken stock
1 kg chicken drumstick, french-trimmed, skinless

Recipe Directions for Hearty Chicken and Vegetable Soup

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add leek and garlic. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until soft but not coloured. Add carrot, celery, zucchini and swede. Cook for 2 minutes. Stir in soup mix, stock, chicken and 1 cup cold water. Increase heat to high. Bring to the boil.

  2. Reduce heat to low. Simmer, partially covered, stirring occasionally, for 1 hour or until soup mix and vegetables are tender.

  3. Remove chicken legs from soup. Allow to cool slightly. Remove meat from bones. Roughly chop chicken meat and add to soup. Season with salt and pepper. Ladle soup into warmed bowls. Serve.

  4. *Note Packet dry soup mix is a combination of split peas and lentils. You can find it near the chickpeas in the supermarket.

Categories

First Course, Main Dish, Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 654.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
450
Calories from Fat
139
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.5g
24%
Saturated Fat
3.5g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
147mg
49%
Sodium
1185mg
49%
Potassium
824mg
24%
Total Carbohydrates
26.3g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
6.5g
Protein
51.1g
Vitamin A 49% Vitamin C 43%
Calcium 10% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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