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Simple Chicken Soup Recipe

Simple Chicken Soup Recipe

“I revised a recipe that my family loved so it would be lighter and easier to make,” explains Sue West of Alvord, Texas. “It’s a hearty and healthy meal served with a green salad and fresh bread.”
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen mixed vegetables
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) reduced-fat reduced-sodium condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted


  • 1. In a large saucepan, bring broth and onion to a boil. Reduce heat. Add the vegetables; cover and cook for 6-8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir in chicken and soup; heat through. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups: 195 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 820mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 19g protein.

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gunslinger User ID: 544392 55625
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2014

"We had a unexpected cool summer day and I had a container of leftover turkey and broth so I used them to make this tasty vegetable soup.Very tasty and economical!"

gsanta User ID: 5784971 143445
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2014

"Just great. Only had cream of chicken and cream of celery soup and it turned out great. Added 2 cups precooked white and wild rice mix at the end. Great meal."

laroelfs User ID: 5101757 71346
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2014

"easy and tasty!"

denibd53 User ID: 5421095 59490
Reviewed Jan. 25, 2014

"This is my favorite soup of all. I eat this soup all winter long. Like some of the others, the only thing I do different is I add egg noodles."

tchr90 User ID: 2795278 55623
Reviewed Feb. 29, 2012

"Excellent recipe! Very easy and delicious. My husband complimented me on it several times so this is a keeper! The only thing I did differently is to add some No Yolks Noodles to turn it into a chicken Noodle soup."

kgburgess User ID: 2727982 143444
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2012

"This was excellent! Nice way to dress up a canned soup and turn it into a very hearty chicken stew! I boiled the chicken before I cubed it so it would be moist and tender. It was absolutely delicious and perfect for a cold rainy day! Loved it!"

Deery User ID: 549352 206341
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2012

"This was easy and quick. I used Italian frozen veggies. Delicious. Will make it again."

1275 User ID: 6324211 86401
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2011

"I made this soup for my family last night. It is quick and simple yet my family loved it! I am not into all this reduced sodium low-fat stuff. Life is too short to not enjoy good food. Anyways, I substituted the canned chicken broth for homemade chicken broth (much better!) and made a homemade white sauce in place the condensed soup. To do this I cooked 3 T. of butter, 3 T. of flour, and 1 cup of milk over medium heat or until thickened. In place of dried onion I used about a teaspoon of so of onion powder. In place of frozen vegetables which no one seems to enjoy at my house, I used about 3/4 cup of chopped carrot and 3/4 cup chopped celery. To add some flavor and a little color, I added about a teaspoon of dried basil and a teaspoon of dried oregano. Will make again, so easy and good!"

ephelan80 User ID: 155608 120418
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2011

"This was fast, easy and delicious. I will make it a regular winter recipe. I added some mini rotini pasta to make it heartier."

Pottsy0729 User ID: 5707402 149117
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2011

"This was a super quick and easy soup to make. I broiled my chicken with garlic and onion powders, rosemary and thyme also for extra flavor. I also added a side of noodles for those who wanted it. I made it for my husband and family members who were working on my roof. They practically inhaled it and cleaned out the pot."

SandyD8 User ID: 5657514 142887
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2011

"Simple and delicious version of the traditional chicken soup. I boiled my chicken in the chicken broth to cook it and then just added the rest of the ingrediants. I added 1 tsp. of celery salt, 2tsp dried chives, 2 tsp Garlic powder, and 2tsp onion powder (since I was all out of fresh onions). Gr8 recipe."

mother of 3 User ID: 1726536 55792
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2009

"This was certainly simple and quick; I sprinkled in onion powder for the dried minced onion, and cooked the mixed veggies separately before adding to the broth and cream soup mixture. Also used regular broth and cream of chicken soup or I would hear this question, "Why does this have no flavor?" It is pretty salty: the full fat, full sodium version."

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