Chicken Soup au Pistou

Chicken Soup au Pistou

Chicken Soup au Pistou


Makes 8 servings


Nonstick olive oil cooking spray
1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 large onion, diced
3 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
1 can (15 ounces) whole tomatoes, undrained
1 can (14 ounces) Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained
2 medium carrots, sliced
1 large potato, diced
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup frozen Italian green beans
1/4 cup prepared pesto
Grated Parmesan cheese (optional)


  1. Spray large saucepan with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook and stir about 5 minutes or until chicken is browned. Add onion; cook and stir 2 minutes.
  2. Add chicken broth, tomatoes with juice, Great Northern beans, carrots, potato, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, stirring to break up tomatoes. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add green beans; cook about 5 minutes more or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Ladle soup into bowls. Top each serving with 1-1/2 teaspoons pesto and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: about 1-1/2 cups soup
Calories 164
Calories from Fat 30 %
Total Fat 6 g
Cholesterol 19 mg
Carbohydrate 18 g
Fiber 5 g
Protein 12 g
Sodium 1,064 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1
Meat 1
Fat 1/2

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