3ozcabbage,cut into strips like coleslaw, (1/4 cabbage)
4cupschicken broth(32 oz)
14ozcan whole tomatoes(like Cento or San Marzano brand)
1wholerotisserie chickenmeat removed and torn into bite sized pieces
salt and pepperto taste
extra virgin olive oil
Open the can of tomatoes. Chop the vegetables and have them ready to go in the pot group, by group.
In a large soup pot, heat two tablespoons of oil over medium high heat. Add the vegetables in this order, stirring them and covering to cook between each addition: Onions, garlic, celery and carrots, cover and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Zucchini and the seasoning blend, cover and cook for 1 minute. Green beans, cover and cook for another minute. Cabbage and wine, cover, and cook for roughly 2 minutes.
Add the tomatoes and their liquid crushing them with your hands, and add the chicken broth and cover, bringing to a fast simmer. Reduce heat and simmer gently, covered, until the vegetables are tender, about 40 minutes.
Remove the chicken from the carcass of the rotisserie chicken and add to the Minestrone. Stir and warm through. Add the remaining olive oil, adjust seasoning and serve.
This recipe is very easy to double for a larger amount.
Healthy Low Carb Chicken Minestrone Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 321Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
Vitamin A 3500IU70%
Vitamin C 22.3mg27%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.