Homemade Chicken Quinoa Soup

Here’s another one of my Donloree recipes!  It’s become one of my standard lunch fares as I count down the last 7 weeks of my training.

I heart quinoa.  It’s pronounced keen-wah, not quin-no-uh…and if you ask for quin-no-uh at the grocery store, all you will get is a weird look from the person stocking shelves.

Quinoa

Such a fabulous ancient grain! Tasty and full of protein....why ever eat rice again?

Ingredients:

  • 100 grams chicken, cubed and already cooked
  • 22 grams or 1/8 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 70 grams chopped carrots (1 large carrot)
  • 70 grams mushrooms (big, old handful)
  • 50 grams chopped onion (1 thin slice of a large onion)
  • 1.5 cups chicken broth
  • Pepper to taste

Homemade Chicken Quinoa Soup Ingredients

Put all the ingredients in the pot, cover with chicken stock

Chicken Quinoa soup ingredients

A few moments of chopping, and wha-lah!

Bring to a boil.

Turn to low and simmer for 30 minutes.

Let cool for a few moments.

Home Made Chicken Quinoa Soup

Mmmm! I wish I could eat it RIGHT NOW!

Bon appetite!

Protein 25 grams, Carbs 30.5 grams, Fat 1 gram, Calories 239

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Comments

  1. Going to make it for lunch next week! Might add spinach, zucchini, celery and broccoli as well. Looks so quick and easy. Thanks for posting!

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