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Chicken Soup

Ingredients

  • 6 cups of homemade or canned chicken broth

  • 2 large carrots, scraped and sliced

  • 1 large stalk of celery, chopped

  • 1 onion, chopped (1 cup)

  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms

  • 2 cups cooked chicken, diced (12 ounces)

  • 1 cup canned plum tomatoes (4 whole tomatoes), coarsely chopped, with liquid

  • 3 cups cooked egg noodles (2 cups uncooked)

Directions

Put all ingredients except noodles into a pot. Bring to a boil. Simmer for 15 minutes or until carrots are cooked. Put 1/2 cup noodles into each bowl. Ladle soup over noodles.

 

Serves six

Each serving contains about 257 calories, 24 g protein, 5 g fat (18 percent calories from fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 30 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, and 195 mg sodium.

 

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