Chicken ‘N Pasta Soup

It’s been a beautiful day today ~ BUT the rain is coming in and it’s cooling off a bit… just the kind of evening for a warm bowl of a delicious soup!  Oh, it is SO good! ((smackin’ my lips…))



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Chicken ‘N Pasta Soup

Yield: 6-8 servings

1/2 med onion, diced medium

1 stalk celery, diced medium

1/4 green pepper, diced small

1 – 2 carrots, peeled and cut into bite sized pieces

2 – 3 chicken breasts, cooked and cut / shredded into bite sized pieces

1 bay leaf, 1 tsp dried thyme, 1 tsp garlic powder

1/2 cup frozen green peas

5 cups chicken broth

2 1/2 cups dry pasta of your choice

S & P to taste

In a large sauce pan, melt 2 Tbsp butter and add onion, celery, green pepper and carrots.  Saute until the onion is softened, then add 3 Tbsp flour and stir, cook another couple of minutes.  Add 2 cups broth and stir well.  Add chicken, bay leaf, thyme, garlic powder and remaining broth.  Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes, covered.  Remove lid, bring to a boil and add green peas and pasta (add water if needed at this time for desired broth amount).  Cook for 6 minutes and turn off heat.  Allow to set for 10 minutes, covered.  Adjust seasoning and broth (add water again if needed).  Serve warm and enjoy! ~

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