10Ingredients
180Calories
30Minutes

The weather outside just got frightful and you need a quick and easy way to warm up. This Lemon Chicken Soup is just the right amount of sweet, savory and healthy. There are four servings in this recipe. Ingredients include lemon, water, chicken bouillon, bay leaf, ground black pepper, diced carrots, whole grain spaghetti noodles, cooked and shredded chicken, minced fresh parsley, and grated parmesan cheese. With only 180 calories per serving, you can go ahead and serve up seconds without guilt.

Ingredients

  • 2 lemons
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 cubes chicken bouillon (or 2 tbsps. chicken bouillon powder)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ground black pepper
  • 1 carrot (peeled and diced)
  • 1/2 cup spaghetti (whole grain, broken into pieces 2 cm. in length)
  • 1 cup chicken (cooked and shredded)
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley (minced)
  • 4 tablespoons parmesan cheese (grated)

Directions

  1. Place the water and bouillon into a large pan. When the bouillon is dissolved, add the lemon juice, bay leaf, and black pepper.
  2. When it begins to boil, add the carrot and cook for 3 minutes. Add the pasta and cook for 3 minutes more.
  3. Add the chicken and cook for 5 minutes. Add half the parsley and half the parmesan and cook for 1 minute. Ladle into bowls and sprinkle with the rest of the parsley and parmesan before serving.
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NutritionView more

180Calories
Sodium23%DV550mg
Fat6%DV4g
Protein33%DV17g
Carbs7%DV21g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories180Calories from Fat35
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat4g6%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol40mg13%
Sodium550mg23%
Potassium330mg9%
Protein17g33%
Calories from Fat35
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate21g7%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars2g4%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Alejandra B. 4 Jun 2015
I’m a single man. My sister passes me an occasional recipe in an attempt to get me eating “real food.” This chicken soup went together fast and tastes good. She’ll be shocked that I wrote a review. Thanks from a guy