Hearty Chicken Minestrone
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By WomansDay.com Staff Posted April 07, 2009 from WomansDay.com
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this recipe is standardm measure but can be adjusted to your tastes. I like garlic so I add 1/4 cup of that. I have also used spinach and other veggies such as peas and corn. just remember 1 cup is plenty.
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1 candiced tomatoes in juice, undrained 28 oz
4 cchicken broth
1 lbboneless skinless chicken ( thighs or breasts) cut into one inch chunks
1 mediumpotato cut into pieces
1/2 ceach chopped onion, celery,carrots
1/4 tspblack pepper
1 can16 oz white kidney beans or light red if you prefer
1medium zucchini diced
1 cfrozen green beans(thawed)
1/2 cprepared pesto
How to Make Hearty Chicken Minestrone
1. Mix all ingredients except the cannellini beans, zucchini, green beans and pesto in a 4-qt or larger slow-cooker.
2. Cover and cook on low 7 to 9 hours until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are tender.
3.Stir in cannellini beans, zucchini and green beans. Cover and cook on high 15 minutes, or until zucchini is tender.
4. Spoon into bowls; top servings with pesto.
Per serving: 289 cal, 25 g pro, 27 g car, 6 g fiber, 9 g fat (2 g sat fat), 67 mg chol, 827 mg sodium