Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup Recipe
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Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup

Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Soup Recipe - All the classic Italian flavors of Chicken Cacciatore in a lean and tantalizing pot of soup!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 10
Calories: 259kcal
Author: Sommer Collier

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

  • In a large stock pot brown the chicken in oil and butter over medium heat.
  • Add the garlic, onions, celery, and carrots. Saut√© for 3-5 minutes, then and 1 cup of the stock simmering for 3 minutes.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Garnish with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese and more fresh basil.

Notes

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

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 259kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 849mg | Potassium: 929mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 2840IU | Vitamin C: 20.1mg | Calcium: 190mg | Iron: 2.8mg