Chicken and White Bean Soup

Soup is comfort food, and what’s more comforting than a meal that’s low in calories and fat but high in

Soup is comfort food, and what’s more comforting than a meal that’s low in calories and fat but high in flavor?

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”10 min” cook_time=”15 min” serves=”4″ details=”” ]

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  • 1 can (15 ounces) white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/3 cup minced onion

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  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 3/4 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks

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[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”25 minutes”]

[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Mash white beans and stir into chicken broth. Combine with tomato paste, vinegar, bell pepper, onion, garlic, salt, red pepper flakes, and chicken in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until chicken is cooked through. [/step-item][/step-list-wrapper]

[nutrition-info calories=”240″ calories_fat=”” fat=”2.5g” sat_fat=”.5g” choles=”50mg” sodium=”700mg” carbs=”25g” sugars=”” protein=”30g” fiber=”5g”]

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      [factoid]A three-ounce portion of cooked skinless chicken breast supplies about half of your daily protein requirement.[/factoid]

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