Super-Easy Chicken Noodle Soup
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A one pot meal for the whole family. It’s terrific for take-to-work lunches or your child’s lunchbox.
salted butter2 tsp
uncooked onion(s)1 large, finely chopped
table salt1 ½ tsp, divided
reduced-sodium chicken broth64 oz
uncooked pasta4 oz, small shape such as ditalini (about 1 cup)
frozen mixed vegetables10 oz, such as peas, carrots, corn and green beans
canned tomatoes15 oz, petite cut, rinsed and drained
cooked skinless boneless chicken breast(s)6 oz, chopped
grated Parmesan cheese1 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice2 tsp
black pepper¼ tsp
chives¼ cup(s), fresh, chopped (optional)
- Melt butter in a large stockpot over medium-low heat. Add onion and 1/2 teaspoon salt; cook, stirring often, until onion is soft and translucent, about 10 minutes.
- Add broth and increase heat to high; bring to a boil. Stir in pasta, frozen vegetables and tomatoes; cook until pasta is done, about 7 minutes.
- Stir in chicken, cheese, lemon juice, remaining 1 teaspoon salt, pepper and chives; cook 1 more minute to heat through. Yields about 1 1/2 cups soup per serving.