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Creamy Chicken & Vegetable Soup

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This is one heck of a luscious & creamy chicken & vegetable soup that contains absolutely no cream ~ and with only 233 calories per serving, I say we grab our spoons and get slurping!

Creamy Chicken & Vegetable Soup

When I was in my teens I had the biggest crush on the lead singer of a band called a-ha! Yes – you might know them for their hit “Take on Me” but, they had so many more hits marked by brilliant melodies, lyrics and vocals – like for example this song: “Did Anyone Approach You” (guaranteed to have you bobbing your head and tapping your feet too). Back then all I ever did was look and drool from afar (a whole continent afar). Much like I did when it came to luscious and creamy soups!

Creamy Chicken & Vegetable Soup

Yes, I have (digestive) issues with milk that go way back. So, as much as I love creamy soups, I’ve shied away from them, opting for broth based soups instead. However, a couple of weeks ago when my daughter and I were at Sprouts, I came across a2 Milk®.

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The label got me curious and I Googled it to find that a2 Milk® is natural milk that comes from selected cows that naturally produce only the A2 protein; while ordinary cows’ milk contains A1 and A2 beta-casein proteins. Apparently, A2 protein is digested differently to A1 – thus making it more suitable for those of us with stomach churning issues from regular milk.

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I brought home a half gallon and figured I’d put it to the test – the only way I knew how. I picked a Friday night so I wouldn’t have to call out sick the next day due to “digestive distress” and had a date with a tall, cold glass of a2 Milk®. And the lack of any signs of digestive distress was quite pleasantly surprising!

So, I figured I’d go a step ahead and whip up a batch of creamy chicken and vegetable soup for my daughter and I. And y’all this soup was quite pleasantly surprising. Creamy and simply luscious, with such a depth of flavor from the onions, garlic, ginger, paprika, and tomato paste. The vegetables, chicken, spices, stock, gluten free flour and milk united in such perfect harmony that they had my daughter saying this was the best soup she has had!

Creamy Chicken & Vegetable Soup

Steps to make this Creamy Chicken & Vegetable Soup

• Saute 1 chopped red onion, 4 chopped cloves of garlic and a grated 1 inch piece of ginger in 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat
• When onion is tender (about 7 minutes) add in 3/4 lbs of cubed chicken breasts and saute till chicken is cooked through
• Then add in 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional), 1/2 teaspoon turmeric, 1 teaspoon paprika, 1 1/2 cups of chicken stock and bring to a boil
• Then add in 1 tablespoon tomato paste, 3 sliced stalks of celery, 3 sliced carrots, 1 chopped orange bell pepper, and 5 sliced baby bella mushrooms and let simmer covered for 15 mins on a low flame
• As soup is simmering, in a separate bowl/cup add 2 cups of milk and whisk in 3 tablespoons gluten free flour
• Add the milk and flour mixture to the chicken and vegetables and let cook for 3 minutes
• Garnish with green onions and serve warm

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Creamy Chicken & Vegetable Soup

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Creamy Chicken & Vegetable Soup

Creamy Chicken & Vegetable Soup

Yield: 5
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

A luscious & creamy chicken & vegetable soup that contains absolutely no cream ~ and with only 233 calories per serving, I say we grab our spoons and get slurping! Creamy - Comforting - Chunky - what's not to love - eh?

Ingredients

  • 1 chopped red onion
  • 4 chopped cloves of garlic
  • a grated 1 inch piece of ginger
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 3/4 lbs of cubed free range chicken breasts
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 1/2 cups of chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 3 sliced stalks of celery
  • 3 sliced carrots
  • 1 chopped orange bell pepper
  • 5 sliced baby bella mushrooms
  • 2 cups of [url undefined]a2 Milk®[/url]
  • 3 tablespoons gluten free flour
  • green onions chopped for garnish

Instructions

  1. â?¢ Saute 1 chopped red onion, 4 chopped cloves of garlic and a grated 1 inch piece of ginger in 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat
  2. â?¢ When onion is tender (about 7 minutes) add in 3/4 lbs of cubed chicken breasts and saute till chicken is cooked through
  3. â?¢ Then add in 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional), 1/2 teaspoon turmeric, 1 teaspoon paprika, 11/2 cups of chicken stock and bring to a boil
  4. â?¢ Then add in 1 tablespoon tomato paste, 3 sliced stalks of celery, 3 sliced carrots, 1 chopped orange bell pepper, and 5 sliced baby bella mushrooms and let simmer covered for 15 mins on a low flame
  5. â?¢ As soup is simmering, in a separate bowl/cup add 2 cups of milk and whisk in 3 tablespoons gluten free flour
  6. â?¢ Add the milk and flour mixture to the chicken and vegetables and let cook for 3 minutes
  7. â?¢ Garnish with green onions and serve warm

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peter @feedyoursoultoo

Thursday 7th of January 2016

This dish looks so creamy, so comforting.

Tara

Thursday 10th of December 2015

I've bookmarked this to make when I get to Paris! I've been craving soup like crazy, and this one has all my favourite flavours :)

Maureen | Orgasmic Chef

Thursday 10th of December 2015

At my age, I was more Beatles fan in my teens. :) I remember their first appearance on Ed Sullivan. I REFUSED to go to bed that night which was not like me at all. I always did as I was told but not that night. :)

It's really hot here now but I would enjoy your chicken and vegetable soup!

Ashley

Wednesday 9th of December 2015

Andddd now I have "take on me" stuck in my head! haha This soup looks just wonderful Shashi! I have been allll about any type of soup lately!

Pamela @ Brooklyn Farm Girl

Wednesday 9th of December 2015

My husband would fall in love with this soup if he saw it! I love the creamy appeal you gave this recipe!