Slow Cooker Chicken Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Soup is a recipe for a delicious and hearty soup. It takes only (10) minutes to prepare. You will need a 4 or 5 Quart slow cooker for this recipe. Ingredients include: Chicken breast meat, green beans, carrots, cabbage, onions, tomatoes, celery, edamame, chicken broth and is well-seasoned. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low carbohydrates, low sugars, low cholesterol, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (10) servings with a (1-1/2) cup serving size. Slow Cooker Chicken Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.slow-cooker-chicken-soup-jpg

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 4-1/4 Hours.


2 cups chopped cabbage
1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 medium-size onion, chopped
1 cup chopped carrots
1 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup pearl barley
1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1-1/4 lbs total)
6 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 cup frozen edamame
1 cup frozen cut green beans
1 cup chopped zucchini


1. In a 4 or 5 quart slow cooker, combine the cabbage, tomatoes, onion, carrots, celery, barley, bay leaf, thyme, salt and black pepper. Place chicken breasts on top of vegetables. Pour in broth.

2. Cover and cook on HIGH 4 to 5 hours or LOW 8 to 9 hours.

3. Use 2 forks to shred chicken into bite-size pieces. Return chicken to slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH 20 to 30 minutes or until frozen vegetables are tender. Remove bay leaf before serving.

Yield: 10 Servings.
Serving Size: 1-1/2 cups per serving.

Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1

Calories: 150, Total Fat: 2.5g, Saturated Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 35mg, Sodium: 750mg, Sugars: 5g, Carbohydrates: 16g, Fiber: 4g, Protein: 16g, Vitamin A: 60 %DV, Vitamin C: 30 %DV, Calcium: 6 %DV, Iron: 8 %DV

Original recipe and image from Hy-Vee, Inc.

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