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Quinoa Chicken Soup  (Not yet rated)

A nice variation on chicken soup. This time with quinoa instead of noodles!

Cal: 391 Fat: 14g Carbs: 41g Protein: 25g Fiber: 6g
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Original recipe serves 4
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Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 pound chicken breast halves ; cut into bite sized pieces
  • 3 stalks celery ; chopped
  • 1 medium onions ; chopped
  • 1 cup quinoa ; rinsed
  • 1 teaspoon cajun seasoning
  • 1 quart chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • black pepper ; chopped
  • 2 cups carrots ; chopped
  • 3 cups water
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  • Directions

    1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat.
    2. Add chicken and cook until done and juices run clear, about 10 minutes. Remove from pot and set aside.
    3. Add celery, onion, carrots and Cajun seasoning to the pot and cook until vegetables are slightly soft, about 5 minutes.
    4. Stir in the water, chicken broth, salt and quinoa.
    5. Bring to a boil, and then partially cover and reduce to a simmer. Cook until the quinoa begins to soften, about 10 minutes.
    6. Add the cooked chicken back to the pot and stir. Simmer for an additional 15 minutes.
    7. Season with additional salt and pepper to taste.
    8. Ladle the soup into bowls and top with sour cream and sprinkle with additional cajun seasoning.

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