Easy Chicken Noodle Soup

As demonstrated in the “Cook Once, Eat Twice” episode of Live It – November 2017

Watch the episode here.

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Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 10 oz bag frozen mirepoix blend vegetables (onion, carrot and celery) or ¾ cup each chopped fresh onion, carrot and celery (may add more vegetables if desired)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 6 cups low-sodium chicken broth (or more, if desired)
  • 2 bay leaves (optional)
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • 9 oz whole wheat egg noodles
  • 1 ½ cups cooked chicken, shredded or cut into bite-size pieces
  • 3 Tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped (optional)
  • 2 tsp lemon juice (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large stock pot over medium heat. Add vegetables and cook until tender, about 4–7 minutes.
  2. Add garlic and cook for another minute or two.
  3. Add chicken broth and dried herbs and bring to a boil.
  4. Add noodles and boil for about 7 more minutes.
  5. Add the chicken, parsley and lemon juice and boil for another minute or two.
  6. Turn off the heat and allow soup to cool slightly. Remove the bay leaves and season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. May be frozen for up to 6 months.

Nutrition Facts

Amount per serving
Serving size: ⅛ recipe

Calories  146.4

Total Fat  3.3 g

    Saturated Fat  0.5 g

Polyunsaturated Fat  0.6 g

Monounsaturated Fat  1.7 g

Cholesterol  19.7 mg

Sodium  465.9 mg

Total Carbohydrate  19 g

Dietary Fiber  3.1 g

Protein  12.5 g

Vitamin A  31.7%

Vitamin C  7.6%

Iron  7.1%

Niacin  14.7%

Zinc  2%

Live It is a cooking demonstration presented by the Nutrition Food Services and Wellness Departments at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers (CHWC). Episodes are hosted by registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Andrea Miller, and each features a different special guest sous chef. The goal of Live It is to showcase nutrient-dense foods and teach viewers doable ways to use them in order to promote wellness in our community. Held once a month at Bryan Hospital, the show is recorded by Bryan Municipal Utilities in front of a live all-staff audience. For more recipes and to watch past episodes of Live It, visit www.chwchospital.org/live-it.