Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup

Light & Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup RecipeWe’re craving this cozy Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup, a bold Italian meal that is light on calories.

Easy Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup Recipe
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Our savory delicious, Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup will warm your belly with wholesome goodness.

No doubt, these tender morsels of chicken surrounded by delectable vegetables, and cute little pasta, bubbling in a rich tomato broth will satisfy your Cacciatore cravings.

Perfect Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup Recipe

Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup is based on our classic Italian favorite, Easy Chicken Cacciatore Recipe.

Made with a few more hearty vegetables, and a soup-base with the flavors of marinara sauce you can’t go wrong.

Making Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup Recipe

This quick and easy recipe makes one big Italian family sized pot of Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup. It’s great for a crowd, or for sharing with a friend in need of a hearty home made meal.

This is a one-pot meal that is always welcome in my house, and one you can serve more than once is even more welcome.

HOW TO: Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup Recipe

I like to brown the chicken in butter and olive oil in the soup pot first then add in the aromatics and build the soup on top of that.

How to Make Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup Recipe

The amount of liquid you need may vary a little depending on the type of pasta you use. Some pastas absorb more moisture than others.

Just add a bit more chicken stock or water to reach the soup consistency you like. This soup is very forgiving.

Must-Make Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup Recipe

Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup is reminiscent in attributes to traditional great Italian dishes, that simmer for hours to develop their robust essence, yet this soup cooks for only half an hour.

It’s a wonderful quick meal any night of the week.

Best Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup Recipe

Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup is perfect topped with Parmesan cheese and chiffonade of fresh basil.

Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup Recipe

Serve it as a stand alone meal, or teamed up with a salad and bread sticks, or garlic bread. Any of your favorite side dishes will do.

Maybe even a little Tiramisu for dessert!

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Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup Recipe
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Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup

Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup Recipe - All the classic Italian flavors of Chicken Cacciatore in a lean and tantalizing pot of soup!
Servings: 10
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 259 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 28mg 9%
Sodium 849mg 35%
Potassium 929mg 27%
Total Carbohydrates 27g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 10g
Protein 16g 32%
Vitamin A 56.8%
Vitamin C 24.4%
Calcium 19%
Iron 15.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4-6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 cup carrots, chopped
  • 1 medium zucchini, chopped
  • 8 ounces mushrooms (cremini or button), sliced
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes, (2 cans) with garlic and herbs for added flavor
  • 28 ounces tomato sauce
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup wine, white or red
  • 1/8-1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasonings
  • 1 bunch fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cups small dried pasta
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. In a large stock pot brown the chicken in oil and butter over medium heat.
  2. Add the garlic, onions, celery, and carrots. Sauté for 3-5 minutes, then and 1 cup of the stock simmering for 3 minutes.
  3. Add everything except the fresh basil, Parmesan cheese, and pasta. Stir in 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper. Simmer for 10 minutes.

  4. Add the pasta and half of the fresh basil. Simmer for 8-10 more minutes until the pasta is al dente. At this point add 1-2 cups water if needed. Stir in Parmesan cheese.

  5. Garnish with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese and more fresh basil.

Recipe Notes

NOTES: To chiffonade your basil, stack the leaves, then roll and cut into thin ribbons.

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2 comments on “Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup

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  2. Doriposted February 24, 2018 at 1:23 pm Reply

    Delicious with just the right spice. Makes a large pot of soup. I tweaked it a bit by adding 2 tbls. Tomato paste to bring out more of the marinara flavor and one Knorr chicken bouillion cube. I cook the pasta separately al dente. After a while sitting in the soup it doesnt retain its bite. Quite good!!