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Easy Seasonal Chicken Soup with Garbanzo Beans

Garbanzo Bean Soup with Chicken hits all the nutritional benefits you need for a full lunch meal. It’s packed with protein, beans, and vegetables.
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Garbanzo Bean Soup with Chicken hits all the nutritional benefits you need for a full lunch meal. It’s packed with protein, beans, and vegetables.

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I enjoy warm soups all year long, but the best time to make them is during cold days when you just want to turn on the heat higher and wear fuzzy socks. Want to know what’s so awesome? The fact that not just the individual ingredients benefit our bodies but the soup as a whole is good for our body! Soup provides a great source of nutrients and it’s low in fat. A dish of some delicious soup fills you up quick! It’s a good meal for someone wanting to eat fewer calories.

Have you ever made your own meatballs? If not, today is your lucky day. You can try it out with this soup! The meatballs ahere are made of chicken, egg, rice, and salt & pepper. They’re super easy to put together and cook, and make the perfect treat to find in a soup!

Benefits of garbanzo beans

Now for the main ingredient, garbanzo beans! These unique beans pack in protein and fiber but are also valuable for blood sugar regulation. The potatoes add to the list of health benefits by reducing your chance of overeating and supplying you with 30% of your daily amount of vitamin C. I’m off to make some more soup, enjoy!

What do I need to make this recipe?

Chicken is an amazing source of protein and calcium.

Garbanzo beans are rich in protein as well, and help to reduce the bad choelsterol in your body.

Rice has folate which helps your body to make DNA.

Yukon potatoes contain antioxidants and are a great source of vitamin C.

Yellow onion helps to control blood sugar and can benefit heart health.

Carrots are high in beta-carotene and vitamin K.

Fresh dill is rich in vitamin C and vitamin A.

Along with those ingredients, you will need olive oil, an egg, salt, and ground black pepper.

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Easy Seasonal Chicken Soup with Garbanzo Beans

Garbanzo Bean Soup with Chicken hits all the nutritional benefits you need for a full lunch meal. It’s packed with protein, beans, and vegetables.
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Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American, Soup
Allergy: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Nut Free
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 5
Calories: 389kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 lb chicken thighs, or ground chicken
  • ¼ cup rice, cooked
  • 1 large egg
  • 4 Yukon potatoes, peeled & cubed
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 medium carrot, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 can organic garbanzo beans, 14oz, drained & rinsed
  • 1 stem fresh dill, chopped
  • salt, to taste
  • ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • Cook 1/4 cup of rice, and drain.
  • Mix 1 pound ground chicken (i grind chicken thighs), 1 large egg, cooked rice, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper.
  • Fill a large pot with 4 cups of water, bring to a boil.
  • Make balls from chicken mix and drop to boiling water. Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Peel and cut potatoes into small pieces.
  • Take chicken meatballs out to a pan.
  • Strain water from chicken into a clean pot. Add potatoes into the water from chicken and boil until soft.
  • Meanwhile, add 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil to the pan with meatballs.
  • Chop 1 onion and grate 1 medium carrot. Add to the pan with meatballs.
  • Sauté for 5 minutes, then add meatballs to cooked potatoes.
  • Add drained 14 oz garbanzo beans to the pot.
  • Add fresh chopped dill, then salt and pepper to taste.
  • Bring all to a boil. Enjoy.

Nutrition

Calories: 389kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 110mg | Potassium: 855mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2175IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 2mg

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