NEXT RECIPE >

Tuscan Chicken Soup Recipe
Tuscan Chicken Soup Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Next Recipe

Tuscan Chicken Soup Recipe

Read Reviews
4.5 12 10
Publisher Photo
Change up your traditional chicken soup by adding delicious white kidney beans. It is also a great way to use up cooked chicken. —Rosemary Goetz, Hudson, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 small carrot, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (15 ounces) white kidney or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2/3 cup uncooked small spiral pasta
  • 3 cups thinly sliced fresh escarole or spinach
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cup: 329 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 1542mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 6g fiber), 28g protein .

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, saute onion and carrot in oil until onion is tender. Add the broth, water, salt and pepper; bring to a boil. Stir in beans and pasta; return to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until pasta and vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Add escarole and chicken; heat through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Tuscan Chicken Soup in Recipe Cards Winter 2009, p73


Reviews for Tuscan Chicken Soup

AVERAGE RATING
(10)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (7)
4 Star
 (3)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
pajamaangel 254608
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2016

"Really enjoyed this soup. So quick and easy to make when using a rotisserie chicken from the store. Great flavor for as little seasoning as the recipe calls for. I may add some garlic next time when I saute the onions and carrots. Used gluten free pasta, too. The liquid had diminished quite a bit before adding the chicken and spinach so I will add a bit more liquid next time. Keeper!"

MY REVIEW
mrdestiny04 225677
Reviewed Apr. 30, 2015

"Loved the recipe, it has good flavor. The next time I make it I would add more liquid to it because the beans and pasta absorb a lot of it leaving it with hardly and liquid."

MY REVIEW
LBurkey 98771
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2014

"This is a good-for-you, feel-good soup. It's not difficult to make, but tastes like you worked hard. I double the recipe so we can have some for lunch the next day:)"

MY REVIEW
Rose2425 181300
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2012

"This soup is the best! I used a whole bag of spinach & it turned out great. I will definitely make this many times more."

MY REVIEW
shortie2 165415
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2012

"So easy and quick, but oh the flavor. Added garlic."

MY REVIEW
S.M.E. 179485
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2012

"We used smoked chicken in the soup. Very tasty. Loved all the veggies."

MY REVIEW
califdreamin@nemont.net 113816
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2012

"This is a good basic soup, but I did pretty much what cramirez did, but went one step further and added about a half tbsp of a garlic-herb mix that I have from Costco. It gave it the punch it needed. I served it with a garlic studded artisan Italian Bread to soak up the broth. With my additions it was voted a keeper. Thanks for the great basic recipe."

MY REVIEW
cramirez 163263
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2012

"Great soup. Made this tonight with some changes. Saute a couple of cloves of garlic along with the onions and carrots, added more carrots, used about 1 cup of Ditalini pasta and 3+ cups of shredded chicken. Didn't have fresh escarole or spinach so I threw in a 12 oz. package of frozen spinach. Also added a little more water to compensate for the extra veggies & chicken. Grated some fresh parmesan cheese when serving. Definitely a keeper and will be even better when the cold weather gets here."

MY REVIEW
bananagrama 180184
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2012

"i like a more dense soup, so used orzo instead of spiral pasta, and smashed a few beans first..... NICE flavor!!"

MY REVIEW
aquariusjanuary 122369
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2012

"Very quick, easy and good but certainly, add GARLIC!"

Loading Image