Quinoa Chicken Soup

Quinoa Chicken Soup

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"I just made this and ate my first bowl and I love it! Great way to eat quinoa with extra protein! It is very thick so use more water if you want it more brothy. 2 cups of cooked chicken worked out to be exactly 2 chicken breats. Thanks for posting this recipe!"

- Nutmeglet

Ingredients

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2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup carrots; chopped, optional.
1/2 cup celery; chopped
1/2 cup Onions; chopped
2 cups Water
3 cups chicken broth or stock
1/2 cup quinoa; rinsed
2 cups chicken; cooked and diced
1/4 cup parsley; chopped fine
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon fresh black pepper
1/2 teaspoon Salt

Original recipe makes 6

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Preparation

• In a large saucepan, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium-high heat.

• Add ½ cup chopped carrots, ½ cup chopped celery, and ½ cup chopped onions or scallions to the heated oil and fry for about 5 minutes or until the vegetables just start to brown.

• Stir in 2 cups of water and 3 cups of chicken stock or broth and bring to a boil.

• Stir in ½ cup of rinsed quinoa, 2 cups of cooked and diced chicken, ¼ cup finely chopped parsley, ½ teaspoon garlic powder, ½ teaspoon black pepper, and ½ teaspoon salt. Cover the pan, reduce the heat to low, and cook for 20 minutes.

• Adjust the seasoning if necessary and serve. This recipe yields approximately 8 one-cup servings.

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Quinoa Chicken Soup....Delish!! photo by Lacietina Lacietina

Quinoa Chicken Soup....Delish!! photo by Lacietina Lacietina

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Delicious soup! I added fresh garlic with the veggies and a little garlic powder too. I also roasted the chicken breasts with olive oil, kosher salt and fresh ground pepper. Yum!
Loliana77 5 months ago
Delicious soup! I roasted the chicken breasts in some olive oil, kosher salt and fresh ground pepper. The drippings added alot of flavor to the soup. Yum!
Loliana77 5 months ago
My family Love this soup.
truck3 7 months ago
I make a lot of soups, but my husband said this was by far his favourite. Surprising considering it was so simple! Have already made a couple batches.
cdljustice 8 months ago
Loved it. Added garlic, diced cherry tomatoes and string beans. Wish I made a double batch...
jbull74 8 months ago
Loved this... I'd never had quinoa before and this was my introduction.
carriecozad 1 year ago
HeatherETorres 1 year ago
May need more salt/pepper. Next time I will also a clove of garlic to the onion/carrot/celery mixture.
MelWellnitz 1 year ago
Very good way to add quinoa to menu
terryabrown 1 year ago
I adapted this to be a slow cooker recipe. Meaning I didn't cook the vegetables. I cooked it fit 4 hours then added the quinoa in the last 20 minutes. It was amazing
hollypickett 1 year ago
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