Italian Chicken Veggie Soup

By Rena |

This Italian Chicken Veggie Soup is easy to make, hearty and full of nourishing veggies and chicken. They are great for a quick and simple meal for busy days and can be enjoyed all year long. So healthy and full of flavor, this chicken soup recipe is so filling and comforting.

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What do you do with leftover chicken? Does your fridge have some veggies you aren’t sure what to do with? We have the perfect recipe for you! Make this easy chicken soup recipe that’s filled with chunks of shredded chicken and hearty vegetables. This homemade chicken veggie soup is so easy, quick, and comforting. They are healthy, full of flavor, and perfect for busy weeknights

How to make chicken veggie soup

Heat oil in a large stockpot over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrots, celery, mushrooms, garlic, and Italian seasoning and sauté until softens, about 8-10 minutes.

Stir in cooked chicken, tomato sauce, chicken broth, corn, and green beans. Bring to a simmer and cook for 15-20 minutes.

Season with salt and pepper to your taste, then sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and fresh chopped parsley. Enjoy while hot!

Note:

Use any leftover chicken, rotisserie chicken, or cook your own chicken breast with some water, salt, black pepper, and herbs. Remove the cooked chicken and shred.

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What vegetables do you put in a chicken soup

There are no right veggies for chicken veggie soup. Use any vegetable you like or whatever you have handy. The most commonly used veggies for a homemade chicken vegetable soup are peas, carrots, green beans, celery, potatoes, peppers, and mushrooms. Just to name a few.

Can you freeze chicken soup

Chicken veggie soup can be frozen for up to 3 months. Place in an airtight container and place in the freezer until ready to eat again. Remove it the night before and place it in the fridge to thaw and then place it in a saucepan and heat over the stovetop. You may also place in a microwave-safe bowl and heat in the microwave.

How long does chicken soup last in the fridge

Properly stored chicken veggie soup can last for 3-4 days in the fridge. Make sure it is placed in an airtight container.

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How to boil chicken for soup

  • Clean chicken breasts
  • Place in a pan of water
  • Add salt, pepper, and herbs like whole cloves and cinnamon.
  • Allow it to boil for 15-20 minutes
  • Turn off heat, remove chicken from water, let it cool and then shred.
  • You can save the chicken broth and use it in the soup!

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We love the fact that this loaded chicken veggie soup is keto-friendly. If you make this easy chicken soup recipe please leave us some feedback in the comments below. Also, don’t forget to rate it and share with your friends and family.

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Italian Chicken Veggie Soup

Easy to make, loaded with chicken and veggies, and so satisfying
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Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 216kcal
Author: Rena

Ingredients

  • Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Large Sweet Onion finely diced
  • 2 Stalks Celery sliced
  • 2 Medium Carrots sliced
  • 2 Cups Button Mushrooms quartered
  • 2-3 Garlic Cloves pressed/minced
  • 1 Tbsp Italian Seasoning
  • 3 Cups Shredded Cooked Chicken
  • 15 oz Italian Tomato-Basil Sauce 1 can
  • 7 Cups Chicken Broth
  • 1 Cup Frozen Corn fresh or frozen
  • 1 Cup Chopped Green Beans fresh or frozen
  • 2 Tbsp Chopped Fresh Parsley to garnish
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • ½ Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a large stockpot over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrots, celery, mushrooms, garlic, and Italian seasoning and sauté until softens, about 8-10 minutes.
  • Stir in cooked chicken, tomato sauce, chicken broth, corn, and green beans. Bring to a simmer and cook for 15-20 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper to your taste, then sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and fresh chopped parsley.
  • Enjoy while hot!

Notes

Chicken: Use any leftover chicken, rotisserie chicken, or cook your own chicken breast.
Veggies: Use any veggies you have handy like green beans, peas, celery, and carrots. You may use fresh or frozen veggies.

Nutrition

Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 1194mg | Potassium: 780mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3014IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 134mg | Iron: 3mg
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