A healthy Creamy Chicken & Vegetable Soup made with absolutely no-cream! The perfect cold and flu fighting soup during winter!

Creamy Chicken & Vegetable Soup

A healthy Creamy Chicken & Vegetable Soup made with absolutely no-cream! The perfect cold and flu fighting soup...
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: Healthy Soup
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6 serves
Calories: 446

Ingredients

  • 50 g butter
  • 30 g olive oil
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 1 leek diced
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 carrots diced
  • 2 celery sticks diced
  • 1 red capsicum diced
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 75 g (1/2 cup) plain flour
  • 3 cups chicken stock liquid
  • 3 cups milk
  • 200 g cooked chicken shredded - see notes
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 100 g baby spinach
  • salt and pepper, to season
  • 100 g croutons to serve, optional

Instructions

  • Heat the butter and olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the diced onion, leek and minced garlic and saute for 2-3 minutes or until softened. 
  • Add the chopped carrots, celery, red capsicum and thyme and saute for a further 3 minutes.
  • Add the plain flour and mix to coat. Cook for 1 minute. 
  • Add 1 cup of the chicken stock liquid and stir until the flour has dissolved into the broth. 
  • Add the remaining chicken stock liquid, milk, cooked (shredded) chicken and corn kernels. Bring the soup to a low simmer and cook for 20 minutes. 
  • Stir through the baby spinach, season with salt and pepper and serve with croutons. 

Nutrition

Calories: 446kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 508mg | Potassium: 681mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 6260IU | Vitamin C: 34.9mg | Calcium: 202mg | Iron: 3.2mg