Thursday, February 28, 2019

Lightened-Up Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup






Lightened-Up Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup


This lightened-up creamy chicken noodle soup has only 200 calories per serving. The potato adds heartiness to the soup and, as it cooks, makes the soup even creamier. Don't leave it out!
Ingredients:

·       1 Tablespoon unsalted butter
·       3/4 cup chopped yellow onion (1/2 of a medium onion)
·       1 cup sliced carrots (1 and 1/2 large carrots)
·       1 cup sliced celery (2-3 stalks)
·       2 garlic cloves, minced
·       1/4 cup all-purpose flour*
·       1/2 teaspoon oregano
·       1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
·       1 teaspoon fresh thyme*
·       1/2 teaspoon salt
·       8 cups chicken broth*
·       1 medium potato, peeled and diced (around 1 and 1/2 cups)
·       2 cups shredded roasted chicken*
·       1 cup fat free half-and-half or whole milk*
·       4 cups uncooked wide egg noodles*

Directions:

1.    Over medium heat, melt the butter in a large pot or dutch oven (4 quart or larger). Add the onion, carrots, celery, and garlic. Sauté for around 7 minutes or until the vegetables are soft. Add flour, oregano, pepper, thyme, and salt. Stir and cook for 3 minutes.
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