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 recipePhoto: Taste of Home
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
9servings 10minutes 85minutes
Servings Prep Time
9servings 10minutes
Cook Time
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  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.