Creamy Chicken and Pasta Soup

Looking for a warm and hearty dinner? Enjoy this creamy chicken and pasta soup made in just 20 minutes.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

2
(14 1/2-oz.) cans ready-to-serve fat-free chicken broth with 1/3 less sodium
5 1/4
oz. (2 cups) uncooked medium shell pasta
3
boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
4
cups skim milk
1/2
cup all-purpose flour
1
cup frozen sweet peas
1
(2-oz.) jar chopped pimientos, drained
1/2
to 3/4 teaspoon dried basil leaves
Dash white pepper

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  • 1 In nonstick Dutch oven, bring broth to a boil. Add pasta and chicken. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 9 to 11 minutes or until pasta is of desired doneness.
  • 2 In small bowl or jar with tight-fitting lid, combine 1 cup of the milk and flour. Beat with wire whisk or shake until well blended.
  • 3 Add flour mixture, remaining 3 cups milk, peas, pimientos, basil and pepper to broth mixture; cook and stir over medium heat until soup is bubbly and thickened and chicken is no longer pink. If desired, add salt to taste.
  • 1 In nonstick Dutch oven, bring broth to a boil. Add pasta and chicken. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 9 to 11 minutes or until pasta is of desired doneness.
  • 2 In small bowl or jar with tight-fitting lid, combine 1 cup of the milk and flour. Beat with wire whisk or shake until well blended.
  • 3 Add flour mixture, remaining 3 cups milk, peas, pimientos, basil and pepper to broth mixture; cook and stir over medium heat until soup is bubbly and thickened and chicken is no longer pink. If desired, add salt to taste.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
470mg
470%;
Total Carbohydrate
39g
39%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.