Chicken Minestrone Soup

Chicken Minestrone Soup
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 45
  • Servings: 6

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About this Recipe

Packed with vegetables and tender morsels of chicken, enjoy this hearty soup for lunch or light dinner


.25 cup (60 mL) Olive oil
1 Onion, diced
2 Stalks celery, diced
4 Cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp (5 mL) Fresh thyme
2 Maple Leaf Prime Naturally® Split Chicken Breasts
2 (900 mL) Containers low-sodium chicken broth
1 (28 oz/796 mL) Can crushed tomatoes
1.5 cups (375 mL) Farfalle pasta
1 Small zucchini, sliced
1 (19 oz/540 mL) Can white kidney beans, drained and rinsed
Salt and pepper
Grated Parmesan cheese


HEAT olive oil in a large pot over medium. Add onion, celery and garlic. Sauté 4-5 minutes until soft. Add thyme, chicken and broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Remove chicken to a small bowl and set aside to cool slightly.

ADD tomatoes and pasta. Boil gently for 9-10 minutes or until pasta is tender.

REMOVE chicken from the bone. Chop into bite-size pieces. Add to the soup along with zucchini and kidney beans. Simmer 4-5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

SPRINKLE with Parmesan cheese before serving.


Serve with Dempster’s® Ovenfresh™ Baguette

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