Bow tie Chicken Noodle Soup

Monday, December 10th 2007, 4:13 pm
By: News On 6

Thursday, January 01, 2004
4 servings, approximately 2 cups each
Nonstick cooking spray
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch pieces
½ cup chopped celery
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 ½ cups diced carrots
1 tablespoon chicken bouillon granules
1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
¼ teaspoon white pepper
½ teaspoon dried parsley flakes
6 cups fat-free reduced sodium chicken broth
1 cup frozen green peas
1 cup bow tie pasta

1. Spray 2-3 quart stockpot with nonstick cooking spray. Cook chicken 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add celery, onion and garlic and continue to cook until chicken is browned.
2. Add carrots, chicken bouillon, thyme, pepper, parsley and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, cook 10 minutes or until carrots are tender. Add pasta and peas. Cook 10-15 minutes or until pasta is tender.
Nutrition Facts:
: 250 calories, 22g carbohydrate, 34g protein, 2.2g fat, 0.6g saturated fat, 66g cholesterol, 5g dietary fiber, 1383mg sodium

Exchanges per serving: 1 starch, 2 ½ lean meat, 1 vegetable
Adapted recipe by Chef Dennis Berno, Siegfried Health Center, St. John Medical Center