italian chicken and bean soup

Italian Chicken Bean Soup

This hearty soup is full of vegetables, chicken and two kinds of beans, all simmered in a tomato broth.
Course Soup
Cuisine Italian
Keyword bean soup, chicken soup, easy chicken soup, italian soup, lentil soup recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 286kcal
Author Rena


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion finely chopped
  • 3 celery stalks, sliced
  • 3 carrots peeled, quartered and sliced
  • 1 Can garlic & herb tomatoes 14 oz, do not drain
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 4 cups chicken cooked, shredded
  • 1 Can red kidney beans 14 oz
  • 1 Can white beans any variety. 14 oz
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 zucchini quartered and sliced
  • 2 tbsp parsley chopped, optional


  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion, celery and carrots and season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are just tender, 5-6 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes and chicken broth to the pot, and bring to a simmer.
  • Stir in the chicken, beans, and zucchini and cook for 5-7 minutes more, until zucchini is tender.
  • Add more salt and pepper as desired.
  • Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve.


Nutritional facts:
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 770mg | Potassium: 984mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 5610IU | Vitamin C: 35.7mg | Calcium: 111mg | Iron: 3.7mg