Slow-Cooker Italian Chicken-Pasta Soup

A hearty soup featuring chicken and vegetables simmers in the slow cooker while you're away. Just stir in the pasta when you get home!

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 10 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1 1/4
pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
cup diced carrots (about 2 medium)
1/2
cup finely chopped onion (1 medium)
1/2
cup halved pitted ripe olives
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
carton (32 ounces) Progresso™ chicken broth
1
can (14 1/2 ounces) Italian-style diced tomatoes, undrained
1/2
cup uncooked small shell pasta

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Mix all ingredients except pasta in 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker.
  • 2 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 About 30 minutes before serving, stir in pasta. Increase heat setting to High. Cover and cook 20 to 30 minutes or until pasta is tender.
  • 1 Mix all ingredients except pasta in 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker.
  • 2 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 About 30 minutes before serving, stir in pasta. Increase heat setting to High. Cover and cook 20 to 30 minutes or until pasta is tender.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Thick slices of hearty Italian bread drizzled with olive oil complete this Italian soup meal.

The night before, cut up all of the components for this slow cooker soup. Package them separately and refrigerate. In the morning, assemble the soup in minutes.

Sprinkle each serving of soup with grated or shredded Parmesan cheese.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
880mg
880%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
18%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 3 Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.