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Chicken Noodle Soup

ACT Nutrition Support Service » Recipes » Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup

Serves 6 

Ingredients
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 clove garlic
1 onion
4 stalks of celery
3 carrots
1 litre vegetable or chicken stock, salt reduced
1 chicken breast
100g uncooked spaghetti, broken up into pieces

Method

  1. Crush garlic clove. Finely dice onion. Dice celery. Chop carrots. 
  2. Heat oil in a large saucepan and add onion and garlic. Cook until the onion has softened.
  3. Stir through the remaining vegetables and add the stock.
  4. When the soup reaches a boil, add the chicken breast and turn down the heat to a simmer. Simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the vegetables have softened.
  5. Add the spaghetti to the saucepan. At the same time, remove the chicken breast. Shred the chicken breast with a fork and return the shredded chicken to the saucepan. Continue cooking until the spaghetti is al dente. 

This recipe meets the GREEN criteria in the National Healthy School Canteen Guidelines and the ACT Government Healthy Food and Drink Choices Policy.