Chicken, Pasta and Spinach Soup

Chicken, Pasta and Spinach Soup
Summary

Warm up at lunch or dinner with this flavorful soup. It includes whole grains, lean protein and even some vegetables.

  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1¼ cups soup + 2 Tsps. cheese
Dinner Lunch Comfort Food
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1¼ cups soup + 2 Tsps. cheese
  • Amount per serving Calories 260

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

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

Dinner Lunch Comfort Food
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • chicken broth (14-ounce, reduced-sodium)
    1 can
  • no salt added diced tomatoes (14.5-ounce)
    1 can
  • whole grain or multigrain pasta (such as rotini)
    2 oz
  • cooked chicken breast (diced)
    2 cup
  • packed baby spinach
    1 cup
  • fresh basil (chopped)
    1/4 cup
  • extra virgin olive oil
    1 tbsp
  • salt
    1/4 tsp
  • Parmesan cheese (grated)
    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.

Reviews