Parvine’s Chicken Soup

Parvine's Chicken Soup
Parvine's Chicken Soup

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Category: Meat Recipes

Cuisine: American

Parvine's Chicken Soup

Parvine’s Chicken Soup – Per serving:     303 calories (20% calories from fat), 29 g protein, 6 g total fat (1.5 g saturated fat), 31 g carbohydrates, 3 g dietary fiber, 94 mg cholesterol, 141 mg sodium, 635 mg potassium

Ingredients

  • 10 chicken thighs, about 3 1/2 pounds (1680 g) total
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound (480 g) onions, coarsely chopped
  • 1 28-ounce (840 g) can no-salt-added canned whole tomatoes
  • 4 cups (960 ml) low-fat, low-sodium canned chicken broth
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon dried crushed mixed Italian herbs
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • garlic powder, to taste
  • freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • salt, to taste (optional)
  • 1/2 pound 240 g) small pasta such as corkscrews, shells, etc.

Instructions

  1. Clean chicken thighs, removing and discarding all skin and visible fat, leaving the bones.
  2. Heat oil in a large soup pot. Add onion and cook over low heat for 3 minutes. Arrange the chicken thighs on top and cover with tomatoes and their juice, the broth, lemon juice, herbs, paprika, garlic powder, pepper, and bay leaves. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer until chicken is cooked and falling off the bone, about 1 hour.
  3. Taste and add salt (if using) to taste. Add the pasta and continue to cook until pasta is tender, about 15 minutes.
  4. To serve, ladle into soup plates.

Notes

Diabetic exchanges:     3 lean protein, 2 carbohydrate (1 1/2 bread/starch, 2 vegetable)

Nutrition Facts

Parvine's Chicken Soup

Serves 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 303
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6 9.2%
Saturated Fat 1.5 7.5%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol 94 31.3%
Sodium 141 5.9%
Total Carbohydrate 31 10.3%
Dietary Fiber 3 12%
Sugars
Protein 29
Vitamin A Vitamin C
Calcium Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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