Hearty Homestyle Chicken Soup

Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8
This simple chicken soup recipe can be prepared in 30 minutes or less.
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Ingredients

  • 1 (32 oz) carton unsalted chicken broth
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 large sweet potatoes, cubed
  • 1 cup quick-cooking barley
  • 1 (10 oz) bag collard greens, finely shredded
  • 1 (8 oz) carton fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese

Preparation

  1. In a large stockpot, bring broth & water to a boil on medium-high. Add potatoes & simmer 7 minutes or until almost tender.
  2. Add barley, greens, mushrooms, garlic powder & pepper flakes. Mix well & simmer 5 minutes.
  3. Add chicken & pepper. Simmer 5 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. 
  4. Divide soup evenly into serving bowls, top with cheese & serve immediately!

 


Tips

Mix it up! Try a different whole grain like brown rice, whole wheat pasta or quinoa!

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per recipe
Serving size (475 g)
Amount per serving
Calories
240
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 5%
    Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 180mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
    Dietary Fiber 7g 18%
    Total Sugars 2g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars
0%
Protein 22g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 178mg 15%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 646mg 15%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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