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chicken and garden pepper soup

Recipe by
RC :)
Reading, PA

It's almost November and there are still a lot of peppers in the garden. This is a twist on chicken noodle soup.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chicken and garden pepper soup

  • 1
    chicken breast, boneless and skinless, chopped into small pieces
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1
    small onion, chopped
  • 2 stalk
    celery, finely chopped
  • 1/2 c
    chopped sweet peppers (bell, cubanelle, banana)
  • 3
    serrano peppers, sliced, with seeds
  • 3 clove
    minced garlic
  • 1 qt
    chicken broth (or made from bouillon)
  • 1/2 tsp
    coarse black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt, optional
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3/4 c
    small pasta (ditalini, sea shells, etc.)

How To Make chicken and garden pepper soup

  • 1
    Brown chicken in oil. Add onion, celery, garlic, and peppers. Saute until crisp-tender.
  • 2
    Add chicken broth and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • 3
    Add pasta, salt, pepper and cilantro and simmer for an additional 10 - 12 minutes, depending on pasta used.
  • 4
    As with any soup, it tastes better the next day!