Grandma's chicken vegetable soup - Erie News Now | WICU & WSEE in Erie, PA

Grandma's chicken vegetable soup

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4.

5 A Day servings: 1.5.


1 can (14 - ½ ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth
½ cup water
1 pound ( 3 medium) potatoes, cut into ½ - inch cubes
1 medium carrot, cut into ¼-inch slices
1 pound boned and skinned chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks
1 medium zucchini, cut into ¼-inch slices
3 green onions, sliced
2 teaspoons dried basil
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper

In 3-quart saucepan over medium heat combine broth and water. Cover and bring to boil. Add potatoes and carrot; cover and cook 5 minutes. Add chicken, zucchini, onions and basil; bring to boil, reduce heat, cover and cook until chicken is opaque throughout, about 7 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories: 239
Carbohydrates: 24g
Total Fat: 3.6g
Cholesterol: 64mg
Saturated Fat: 1.1g
Dietary Fiber: 4g
% of Calories from Fat: 13%
Sodium: 191mg
Protein: 27g  

Credit: Recipe supplied courtesy of United States Potato Board


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