Chicken, Pasta, And Spinach Soup

Chicken, Pasta, And Spinach Soup
Source: The Carb Control Cookbook. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Renée Comet.
Summary
Warm up at lunch or dinner with this flavorful soup. It includes whole grains, lean protein and even some vegetables.
  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Cook time
    20 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 1/4 cups soup plus 2 teaspoons cheese
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 1/4 cups soup plus 2 teaspoons cheese
  • Amount per serving Calories 260

  • Total Fat 10g
    • Saturated Fat 2.5g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 60mg
  • Sodium 430mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 15g
    • Dietary Fiber 3g
    • Total Sugars 4g
  • Protein 26g
  • Potassium 580mg
  • Phosphorus 250mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Starch, 3 Lean meat, 1 Fat

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • low sodium chicken broth
    1 (14-oz) can
  • canned diced tomatoes
    1 (14.5-oz) can
  • whole grain or multigrain pasta (such as rotini)
    2 oz
  • diced cooked chicken breast
    2 cups
  • packed baby spinach
    1 cup
  • chopped fresh basil
    1/4 cup
  • extra virgin olive oil
    1 tbsp
  • salt
    1/4 tsp
  • grated parmesan cheese
    2 tbsp
Directions

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the broth and tomatoes and their liquid and bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in the pasta, return to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer 6 minutes or until pasta is just tender.

  2. Remove from heat and stir in the remaining ingredients, except the cheese. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes to absorb flavors and heat through. Serve topped with cheese.

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