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Slow-Cooker Chicken Parmesan Soup

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Parmesan Soup
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 3 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 8

This chicken Parmesan soup is pure comfort food in a bowl, and thanks to your slow cooker, it’s easy enough for a weeknight dinner. With bread crumbs tossed in butter, and shredded Parmesan cheese sprinkled on top, it’ll likely be the only way you eat chicken Parmesan ever again. MORE+ LESS-

August 23, 2017
Progresso Broth
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Progresso Broth

Ingredients

Soup

1/2
cup chopped onion
1
cup chopped red bell pepper
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
package (16 oz) boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ organic crushed tomatoes with basil, undrained
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso™ chicken broth
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/2
cup uncooked orzo pasta

Topping

1/4
cup butter
1
cup Progresso™ Italian style panko crispy bread crumbs
1/2
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
Fresh chopped basil or Italian (flat-leaf) parsley, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    In 5-quart slow cooker, add onion, bell pepper, garlic, chicken, crushed tomatoes, broth, salt and pepper. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours or on High setting 3 to 4 hours or until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are tender.
  • 2
    Thirty minutes before serving, stir pasta into slow cooker. Cover; cook on High heat setting about 30 minutes or until pasta is tender.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add bread crumbs; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until golden brown.
  • 4
    Top soup with shredded cheese and toasted bread crumbs before serving. Garnish with chopped basil or parsley.

Expert Tips

  • Stir in 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper for a little kick.
  • Orzo pasta works well in this soup because of its small size. Ring pasta or small elbow macaroni would also work as a substitute.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
16%
Saturated Fat
5g
27%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
1120mg
47%
Potassium
180mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1g
7%
Sugars
2g
Protein
19g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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