Chicken Minestrone Soup

Minestrone’s a real meal in a pot. Tender chicken, mixed vegetables, and pasta swirl around in light, savory broth.
Minestrone’s a real meal in a pot. Tender chicken, mixed vegetables, and pasta swirl around in light, savory broth.

Chicken Minestrone Soup

Prep Time
5

MINUTES

5 minutes
Cook Time
25

MINUTES

25 minutes
Serves
6

Calories
220

  • Calories220
  • Total Fat4 g
  • Cholesterol40 mg
  • Sodium1310 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate24 g
  • Protein21 g

Ingredients

  • 1 pound

  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1/2 tablespoon butter

  • 1/2 cup carrot, diced

  • 1/2 onion, diced

  • 3 can chicken broth, 14.5 oz.

  • 1 can red kidney beans, 16 oz., drained

  • 1 cup macaroni shells, dry

  • 3/4 tablespoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

  • 1 teaspoon thyme leaves, fresh, chopped

  • 1 can Italian-style stewed tomatoes

  • 1/2 cup green beans

Cooking Instructions

  • Heat oil and butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. 
  • Add the chicken, carrots, and onion.  Cook, stirring often for 5-6 minutes, or until the chicken is lightly browned and the vegetables are tender crisp.
  • Add the broth, kidney beans, macaroni shells, salt, pepper and thyme.  Bring to a slight boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, or until pasta is tender.
  • Add tomatoes with their juice and green beans.  Simmer for 3 minutes.

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