Low carb easy chicken soup recipe for colds

Easy Chicken Soup for Colds

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken soup, soup for colds
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 193 kcal

An easy chicken soup for colds and flu that helps relieve common symptoms. Keep some chicken broth handy to make this low carb chicken soup any time.

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Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 8 stalks of celery see note
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 32 ounces chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups cooked chicken chopped in small pieces
  • 1/4 cup parsley
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in large pot, then add celery, onion, and garlic. Cook, stirring frequently until onion is soft.
  2. Add broth, water, chicken, and seasonings.
  3. Simmer about 20 minutes, or until completely heated.

Recipe Notes

Carrots are a good addition with the celery, but adds additional carbs.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Chicken Soup for Colds
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 193 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 799mg 33%
Potassium 389mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 12g 24%
Vitamin A 14.4%
Vitamin C 20.2%
Calcium 4.8%
Iron 6.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.