Chicken and orzo soup

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

30 min

Serves

4

Chicken and orzo soup

Photo, Erik Putz.


Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 small onion , chopped
  • 1 227-g pkg sliced cremini mushrooms
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken thighs , cut into 1-in. pieces
  • 1 yellow beet , peeled and halved, cut into thin rounds
  • 1 large carrot , peeled and cut into thin rounds
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup orzo
  • 1 900-mL carton sodium-reduced chicken broth
  • 3 thyme sprigs
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley , (optional)

Instructions

  • HEAT oil in a large pot over medium. Add onion and mushrooms. Cook until mushrooms are softened, about 5 min.
  • ADD chicken, beet, carrot and salt to pot. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 min. Add orzo, broth and thyme. Increase heat to medium-high and bring to a boil. Simmer over medium-low until orzo and beet are tender, about 5 min.
  • REMOVE thyme sprigs, then ladle soup into bowls. Garnish with parsley and pepper before serving.

 

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 284,
  • Protein
  • 26 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 26 g,
  • Fat
  • 9 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 973 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • vitamin A
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