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healthy chicken sweet potato quinoa vegetable soup

Healthy Chicken, Quinoa and Vegetable Soup

A very healthy and filling option for any night of the week.  Chicken, sweet potato, qunioa and vegetable soup.

Course Main Course, Soup
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 2 32 oz chicken broth box
  • 1 12 oz frozen mixed vegetable bag
  • 1 15.5 oz cannellini beans can
  • 3 cups cooked chicken cubed
  • 1 large sweet potato mashed
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 cup quinoa rinsed, uncooked
  • 2 Tbsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbsp butter

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in soup pot. Add onion and sauté until tender. Add chopped chicken to pot and cook approximately 7 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

  2. Reserve about 1 cup of chicken broth in separate bowl (this will be used to make the sweet potato slurry).

  3. Add remaining chicken broth, frozen vegetables, cannellini beans, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, cayenne pepper and rinsed quinoa to pot. Bring to a boil.

  4. While soup is coming to a boil, prepare sweet potato slurry. Cook sweet potato thoroughly in the microwave. Cut lengthwise and scoop out potato (discarding peeling). Mash well with a fork and add to reserved chicken broth. Mix well. Pour slurry into soup pot.

  5. Stir well and let soup simmer for about 20 minutes.