Curly Noodle Chicken Soup

“I created this recipe for a dinner I hosted for a group of friends. The main course was Italian, and I needed a good soup, so I converted a favourite tortilla soup recipe by substituting pasta and adding different seasonings.” —Maxine Pierson, San Ramon, California

Curly Noodle Chicken Soup
Curly noodle chicken soup recipe
Curly Noodle Chicken Soup
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
9servings 10minutes 85minutes
Servings Prep Time
9servings 10minutes
Cook Time
85minutes
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. In a large saucepan, saute the chicken, onion, celery, carrots and garlic in butter and oil for 5 minutes. Stir in the basil, oregano and pepper until blended.
  2. Set aside 1 cup broth. Gradually add remaining broth to the pan. Stir in tomatoes. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 45-60 minutes.
  3. Return to a boil; stir in the pasta. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-13 minutes or until pasta is almost tender. Combine flour and reserved broth until smooth. Stir into pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 223 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 537mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fibre), 16g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.