Spring Chicken Soup

  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Start to Finish: 30 mins
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Spring Chicken Soup
Ingredients
1
lemon
1 1/4
pounds skinless, boneless chicken thighs
 
Salt and ground black pepper
1
tablespoon olive oil
8
ounces baby carrots with tops, trimmed and halved lengthwise
1
12 ounce jar chicken gravy
1 1/2
cups water
1
tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
2
heads baby bok choy, quartered
 
Snipped fresh lemon thyme (optional)
Directions
  1. Finely shred peel from lemon; set peel aside. Juice lemon and set juice aside. Season chicken lightly with salt and pepper.
  2. In a 4-quart Dutch oven heat oil over medium-high heat; add chicken. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until chicken is brown, turning occasionally.
  3. Add carrots, gravy, and the water to Dutch oven. Stir in mustard. Bring to boiling. Place bok choy on top. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (180 degrees F) and vegetables are just tender. Add lemon juice to taste.
  4. Ladle soup into bowls. Sprinkle with lemon peel and lemon thyme.
Nutrition Facts (Spring Chicken Soup)
    Per serving:
  • 273 kcal cal.,
  • 12 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 4 g monounsatured fat),
  • 117 mg chol.,
  • 909 mg sodium,
  • 13 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 4 g sugar,
  • 31 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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