Nov
16
2012

Dear Reader-

The other day I was reading something on the internets that said folks who consume more soup have an easier time managing their weight.

Now wouldn’t you know, I can’t find that link… but since I found it on the internet, you know it has to be true…

If for no other reason than I am telling you this on the internet ;)

Gooseberry Patch

Regardless, for less than 100 calories a warm piping bowl, this (slightly altered ) Chicken Leek Soup from Gooseberry Patch’s Fresh from the Farmstand hits the spot on a chilly day.

I started with two large leeks and trimmed off the ends– leaving the white and light green portions.

Not familiar with leeks? They look like giant green onions and are really, really sandy…

So after you chop it up, go ahead and let it soak in water for a few minutes to clean off all the little pieces.

Meanwhile, bring 3 cups Chicken Broth to a simmer in a stock pot.

And pop a bag of carrots in the microwave (according to their package). I love the Sweet Petites.

Next take 16 oz of Chicken Breast Tenderloins and cut them into bite size pieces and toss them in the broth.

Chop up an onion and toss it in too.

Add in your carrots, leeks and seasonings– we use 1 t Poultry Seasoning and 1 t Shallot Pepper.

Simmer until onions and leeks are tender.

YUM!

Chicken Leek Soup

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4

Calories per serving: 93

Chicken Leek Soup

Altered from Gooseberry Patch's Fresh From the Farmstand.

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups Low Sodium Chicken Broth
  • 16 oz Chicken Tenderloins- cut up into bite size pieces
  • 12 oz Sweet Petite Carrots- Cooked
  • 1 Large Onion-Chopped
  • 2 Leeks- Chopped and Cleaned
  • Optional: 1 t Poultry Seasoning, 1 t Shallot Pepper

Instructions

  1. Bring broth to a simmer.
  2. Add chicken, onion, carrots and leeks.
  3. Add seasonings.
  4. Cook until onion and leeks are tender.

Notes

Calories 93 Total Fat 0.6g Sat. Fat 0g Cholest. 27.5mg Sodium 523.5mg Carb. 7.6g Fiber 1.5g Sugars 3.6g Protein 14.5g

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About Cris
I am the mama behind GOODEness Gracious and the owner of Cris Goode Solutions. Here at GOODEness Gracious, we like to keep it light and fun as we cook up family meals, share our super mommy secrets and chat it up about the GOODe life:) So come on in and sit a spell.

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