Healthy Chicken Soup

Most people would probably agree that there’s nothing like a warm bowl of chicken noodle soup on a cool winter day. Try this delicious recipe – it’s much better for your body than traditional chicken noodle soup. And it’s even diabetes friendly AND heart healthy, too!

Serves 10

Ingredients

• 1 cup frozen corn

• 1 cup cooked whole wheat egg noodles

• 4 – 5lb chicken pieces, skin removed

• 2 quarts water

• 1 cup chopped onions

• 1 cup chopped celery

• 1 tbsp garlic

• 1 bay leaf

• 1 tsp sage

• 5 carrots (cut into 1/2 inch slices)

• 1 can whole tomatoes

Directions

1. Boil chicken, water, onions, celery, bay leaf, sage, and dash of salt and pepper in a 4-qt pot
2. Cover; simmer 45 minutes or until chicken juices run clear
3. Add carrots; cook 15 minutes
4. Remove chicken. Cut meat from bones
5. Skim and discard fat from soup, then return the meat
6. Boil over medium heat for 10 minutes. Remove bay leaf. Add noodles

Nutrition Facts (per serving):
• Calories 225
• Total Fat 4g
• Cholesterol 78 mg
• Sodium 427 mg
• Carbohydrates 21 g
• Fiber 3.5g:Sugars 3.5g
• Protein 27g