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Chicken Souvlaki Soup

Chicken Souvlaki Soup

 

CHICKEN SOUVLAKI SOUP

Servings: 6
Calories: 250 kcal
The first time I made this soup was when I had leftovers from dinner – chicken souvlaki, grilled red bell peppers, red onions, zucchini and orzo. I simply chopped up the chicken and vegetables and put them in a stockpot with chicken broth, orzo and some fresh spinach. Oh, and some dried oregano leaves and black pepper. I find that there is enough salt in the reduced sodium chicken broth that I don’t need to add any.
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Ingredients

  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • ½ cup chopped red onion
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 small zucchini, quartered and sliced
  • 6 cups reduced sodium chicken broth (fat free)
  • ¾ lb cooked boneless skinless, chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 2 cups dry orzo (preferably whole grain)
  • 1 tbsp oregano leaves

Instructions

  1. In a stockpot or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and bell pepper. Sauté for about 3 minutes; add zucchini. Cook for an additional 3 to 4 minutes. Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; reduce heat; cover and simmer until orzo is al dente and chicken heated through.

Recipe Notes

WW Freestyle™ SmartPoints® value 4*

*The Freestyle™ SmartPoints® values for these recipes were calculated by Inmyel and are not an endorsement or approval of the product, recipe or its manufacturer or developer by Weight Watchers International, Inc., the owner of the SmartPoints® registered trademark.

Nutritional analysis is from The Food Processor® Nutrition and Fitness Software by ESHA Research, Inc., version 11.3.285©, 2017.

Nutrition information and SmartPoints® values do not include any optional ingredients. Both should be considered approximate.

Nutrition Facts
CHICKEN SOUVLAKI SOUP
Amount Per Serving
Calories 250 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 610mg 25%
Total Carbohydrates 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 4g
Protein 25g 50%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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