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Grandma's Chicken Vegetable Soup 

A delightful soup that warms your soul.

This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.

Category: Soups

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Preparation time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: 1


  • 1 - 14 ½ oz. can reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 lb. (3 medium) potatoes, cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 1 medium carrot, cut into ¼-inch slices
  • 1 lb. boned and skinned chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut into ¼-inch slices
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tsp. dried basil
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper

In 3-quart saucepan over medium heat combine broth and water. Cover and bring to boil. Add potatoes and carrot; cover and cook 5 minutes. Add chicken, zucchini, onions and basil; bring to boil, reduce heat, cover and cook until chicken is opaque throughout, about 7 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.


Each serving provides:  An excellent source of vitamins A and C and potassium, and a good source of folate, magnesium and fiber.

Credit: Recipe was supplied for Produce for Better Health Foundation courtesy of United States Potato Board. Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.

Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories: 240 Carbohydrates: 25g
Total Fat: 3.1g Cholesterol: 65mg
Saturated Fat: 1.0g Dietary Fiber: 4g
% of Calories from Fat: 12% Sodium: 216mg
Protein: 28g  



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