Italian Chicken-Noodle Soup

Italian Chicken-Noodle Soup is a stovetop recipe for a delicious and hearty soup. It takes (10) minutes to prepare and (1-1/2) hours to cook. Ingredients Include: Boneless chicken breasts, chicken broth, carrots, onions, celery and noodles. It is also well-seasoned. Ths is a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (6 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (9) servings.  Italian Chicken-Noodle Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.italian-chicken-noodle-soup
Cooking Time:1-1/2 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

(1 lb) boneless, skinless chicken breasts,
cut into 1/2-inch pieces

1 large onion, chopped
4 celery ribs, sliced
2 medium-size carrots, sliced
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 Tbsp butter or stick margarine
2 Tbsp olive or canola oil
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp dried basil, (or more to taste
1/2 tsp dried oregano, (or more to taste)
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
3 (14-1/2 oz) cans chicken broth
1 (14-1/2 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
(6 oz) uncooked tricolor corkscrew pasta

DIRECTIONS:

1. Place the chicken, onion, celery, carrots and garlic, butter and oil in n a large saucepan or Dutch oven and saute for 5 minutes.

2. Stir in the flour, basil, oregano and black pepper until blended.

3. Gradually add in the broth and tomatoes. Bring to a boil.

4. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 hour. Taste and adjust spices to taste if desired. Return to a boil and stir in the pasta.

5. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered for 12-15 minutes or until pasta is tender.

Yield: 9 servings.
Serving Size: 1 cup

Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (6 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1-1/2

Diet Exchange:
1-1/2 Satarch + 1 Meat(L) + 1 Vegetable + 1 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 223, Total Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 35mg, Sodium: 537mg, Sugars: 4g, Carbohydrates: 24g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 16g

Original recipe and image from RDA Enthusiast Brands, LLC. https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/curly-noodle-chicken-soup

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