Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup with Pesto Drizzle

Looking for a hearty dinner? Then check out this tasty chicken soup made with Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth and Tuna Helper® creamy broccoli.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
2
medium carrots, sliced (1 cup)
2
medium stalks celery, sliced (1 cup)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth (4 cups)
2 1/2
cups milk
1
box Tuna Helper® creamy broccoli
2
cups cubed deli rotisserie chicken (from 2- to 2 1/2-lb chicken)
1
dried bay leaf
2
tablespoons basil pesto
  • 1 In 5-quart Dutch oven or stockpot, melt butter over medium heat. Add carrots, celery and onion; cook about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until carrots are crisp-tender.
  • 2 Stir in broth, milk, uncooked pasta and sauce mix (from Tuna Helper box), chicken and bay leaf. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 12 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta and vegetables are tender.
  • 3 Remove bay leaf from soup; ladle soup into bowls. Place pesto in small resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag. Cut off small corner of bag; drizzle pesto over soup.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    280
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    15%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    60mg
    60%;
    Sodium
    660mg
    660%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    16g
    16%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    19g
    19%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    80%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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