Italian Chicken Soup is simple, delicious and perfect for a fast dinner. Packed with 2 kinds of squash, tomatoes, beans and chicken in a flavorful broth.
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: chicken soup
2garlic clovesminced (about 2 teaspoons)
1medium zucchinidiced into 1 inch cubes
1yellow squashdiced into one inch cubes
2cupscooked chicken breastshredded (rotisserie chicken works well)
115-ouncecan diced tomatoeswith juice
115-ouncecan Cannellini beansdrained and rinsed
115-ouncecan corndrained and rinsed
6-8cupslow sodium chicken stockAdd more or less depending on how brothy you want your soup
Heat a large pot and melt butter and olive oil together. Add onions and cook until soft. Add garlic and stir for 30 seconds. Add zucchini and yellow squash and cook until just starting to soften, about 4 minutes.
Pour in tomatoes, beans, and corn. Add diced chicken, chicken broth and seasonings. Stir together and bring to a boil.
Once the soup is boiling, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
Divide into bowls and serve hot. Great on it's own, or served over small pasta (ie. macaroni or shells).