Tuscan Chicken Soup

Tuscan Soup Title

Chicken Soup… who doesn’t love it? If you are under the weather, a cup of steaming hot yumminess is sure to set you to rights… or if you just love soup then this recipe is definitely one to try.

First get your ingredients together...
First get your ingredients together…
A whole lotta onions
A whole lotta onions
Cannellini beans
Cannellini beans
Fresh spinach
Fresh spinach
Chicken stock or broth
Chicken stock or broth
Put everything but the spinach in the pot...
Put everything but the spinach in the pot…
Good bread is important... we went with ciabatta...
Good bread is important… we went with ciabatta…
Slice it all up and place on lined baking pan...
Slice it all up and place on lined baking pan…
All cooked up and ready to add the spinach...
All cooked up and ready to add the spinach…

When you’ve got about 10 minutes left it’s time to add the spinach and put the bread in the oven…

Spinach nice and cooked
Spinach nice and cooked
Dish up the soup, grab some bread...
Dish up the soup, grab some bread…

Tuscan  chicken soup

1 cup chopped onion
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans or other white beans, rinsed and drained
1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
1 (7-ounce) bottle roasted red bell peppers, rinsed, drained, and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
1 (6-ounce) package fresh baby spinach
8 teaspoons grated fresh Parmesan cheese

Preparation

1. Combine first 9 ingredients in an electric slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH for 1 hour. Reduce heat to LOW; cook 3 hours. Stir in rosemary and spinach; cover and cook on LOW for 10 minutes.
2. Ladle soup into bowls; top each serving with cheese.

Enjoy!

~thefoodie

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