Lemony Chicken and Risoni Soup

A delicious and easy soup to make for the whole family.

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr
 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)
 1 Medium leek, halved lengthwise, washed and then thinly sliced crosswise
 1 Celery stalk, thinly sliced crosswise
 410g skinless, boneless chicken breasts (2 med breasts)
 4 Cups salt reduced chicken stock
 2 Cups water
 1 Cup risoni
 1/4 Cup chopped fresh dill
 2 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice (from 1 lemon)
1

Heat oil in a large heavy pot over medium heat. Add leek and celery and cook, stirring often, until vegetables are soft, 5-8 minutes

2

Add chicken and stock. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat, and simmer until chicken is cooked through, 15-20 minutes. Transfer chicken to a plate. Let cool, then shred chicken into bite-size pieces

3

Meanwhile, return soup to a boil. Add risoni and cook until al dente, 8-10 minutes

4

Remove pot from heat. Stir in chicken, juice and dill

5

Pour into 6 soup bowls and serve hot

Nutrition Facts

Servings 6


Amount Per Serving
Calories 237
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8.66g14%
Saturated Fat 1.84g10%
Sodium 487.85mg21%
Total Carbohydrate 15.87g6%
Dietary Fiber 2.14g9%
Sugars 2.03g
Protein 22.58g46%

Vitamin A 8.90%
Vitamin C 27.31%
Calcium 4.34%
Iron 6.56%
Vitamin B12 17.92%
Iodine 3.26%
Magnesium 13.13%
Zinc 1.88%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

 

Ingredients

 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)
 1 Medium leek, halved lengthwise, washed and then thinly sliced crosswise
 1 Celery stalk, thinly sliced crosswise
 410g skinless, boneless chicken breasts (2 med breasts)
 4 Cups salt reduced chicken stock
 2 Cups water
 1 Cup risoni
 1/4 Cup chopped fresh dill
 2 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice (from 1 lemon)

Directions

1

Heat oil in a large heavy pot over medium heat. Add leek and celery and cook, stirring often, until vegetables are soft, 5-8 minutes

2

Add chicken and stock. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat, and simmer until chicken is cooked through, 15-20 minutes. Transfer chicken to a plate. Let cool, then shred chicken into bite-size pieces

3

Meanwhile, return soup to a boil. Add risoni and cook until al dente, 8-10 minutes

4

Remove pot from heat. Stir in chicken, juice and dill

5

Pour into 6 soup bowls and serve hot

Lemony Chicken and Risoni Soup

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Nutrition Facts

Servings 6


Amount Per Serving
Calories 237
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8.66g14%
Saturated Fat 1.84g10%
Sodium 487.85mg21%
Total Carbohydrate 15.87g6%
Dietary Fiber 2.14g9%
Sugars 2.03g
Protein 22.58g46%

Vitamin A 8.90%
Vitamin C 27.31%
Calcium 4.34%
Iron 6.56%
Vitamin B12 17.92%
Iodine 3.26%
Magnesium 13.13%
Zinc 1.88%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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