Chicken Creole Soup

Enjoy this hearty chicken soup made with veggies and Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth that is ready in an hour – perfect if you like Creole cuisine.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 8

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
2
medium onions, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
2
medium stalks celery, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
1
medium green bell pepper, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
2
teaspoons finely chopped garlic
2 1/2
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth (4 cups)
2
cans (14.5 oz each) diced tomatoes, undrained
2
cups water
1
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
2
dried bay leaves
  • 1 In 5- to 6-quart Dutch oven, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add onions, celery, bell pepper, garlic and chicken; cook 7 to 9 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is softened.
  • 2 Stir in flour. Cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring constantly, until flour is light brown.
  • 3 Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover; cook 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender and chicken is no longer pink in center. Remove bay leaves.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    340
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    95mg
    95%;
    Sodium
    810mg
    810%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    31g
    31%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    36g
    36%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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