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Chicken Minestrone Recipe
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Chicken Minestrone Recipe

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A packaged minestrone soup mix is jazzed up with cubed chicken, fresh zucchini, portobello mushrooms and crunchy croutons for this satisfying main course. It’s easy to prepare, yet seems like you fussed.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (9.3 ounces) minestrone soup mix
  • 1 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise and sliced
  • 1 cup chopped baby portobello mushrooms
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 6 slices day-old French bread (1 inch thick), cubed
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 588 calories, 19 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 2,164 mg sodium, 64 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 36 g protein.

Directions

  1. Prepare soup mix according to package directions, adding zucchini and mushrooms. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook chicken in oil for 10-12 minutes or until no longer pink. Stir into soup.
  2. For croutons, in a large bowl, combine butter and parsley. Add bread cubes and toss to coat. Arrange in a single layer on an ungreased baking sheet.
  3. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 400° for 7-8 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Serve with soup. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Minestrone in Simple & Delicious September/October 2006, p6

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 588 calories, 19 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 2,164 mg sodium, 64 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 36 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 15, 2013

I would really like to make this soup is there a way that the sodium can be reduced, 2,164 mg is a bit hard to swallow.

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