Grandma's Chicken Vegetable Soup

By Fruits & Veggies - More Matters
A delightful soup that warms your soul.

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  • Prep Time: 30 minutes


Serves: 4
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1
Think Variety; Think Color: Yellow/Orange, White, Green


  • 1 - 14 1/2 oz. can reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 lb. (3 medium) potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 medium carrot, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 lb. boned and skinned chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4-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.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    240
  • Carbohydrates:    25g
  • Total Fat:    3.1g
  • Cholesterol:    65mg
  • Saturated Fat:   1.0g
  • Dietary Fiber:    4g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    12%
  • Sodium:    216 mg
  • Protein:    28g
  • Recipe 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.



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