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Chicken, Sun-dried Tomato and Chickpea Soup

Updated: Jan 9, 2018

Seriously. I cannot say enough about how delicious this soup was. AND, the kids loved it too! I decided Sunday afternoon that I wanted to make soup for dinner, but couldn't quite find a recipe I was thrilled about. We did only minimal grocery shopping this weekend (busy week this week so just bought the essentials), which means I didn't have many options for ingredients, and there was no way I was going to bundle both kids up to head back out to the store after running around all morning. After scrolling through recipes for a while I decided to just wing it and loosely follow a few recipes using what had in my cupboard and fridge. I've been doing this more recently, sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't. This WORKED. It was also super easy to make and is RD approved! Tasty-CHECK, kid-approved-CHECK, easy recipe-CHECK, healthy-CHECK. So, I definitely had to share this deliciousness with you. See the recipe below!



I'm not going to write a bunch of paragraphs going into detail on everything, because honestly...it's so easy. (And, I know when I want a recipe, I just want the recipe, not a story about how it was made!) But if you have any questions, please let me know!


Chicken, Sun-dried Tomato and Chickpea Soup

Serves 8


Ingredients

2 Tbsp olive oil

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

1/2 red onion, diced

4 cloves garlic, minced

15oz chickpeas, rinsed and drained

12oz frozen mixed vegetables, thawed

3/4c frozen corn, thawed

8oz sun-dried tomatoes in oil

4c chicken broth

salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, onion powder and garlic powder to taste


Directions

1. Heat oil over medium-high heat in large pot (I used my dutch oven). Add chicken and season with spices. Brown each side, about 5 minutes per side.

2. Remove chicken from pot and shred. Do not drain pot or remove from heat.

3. Add onion to pot and cook until translucent, then add garlic and cook for 1 minute

4. Add veggies, corn, chickpeas and tomatoes to pot and stir to combine.

5. Add chicken and broth to pot. Stir

6. Cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 30-60 minutes (whatever you have time for!).


Nutrition per serving:

Calories: 349, Carbohydrates: 32g, Protein: 21g, Fat: 11g


And that's it!! Minimal prep work, minimal dishes to clean, healthy meal the whole family will love!


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