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Skinny Chicken and Sweet Potato Noodle Soup

A light, soul-warming soup easily prepared in less than 45 minutes. A savory from-scratch broth is pumped up with garlic and ginger, chunks of prepared chicken and spiralized sweet potato noodles replace starchy egg noodles for a colorful, healthier update! 


 Recipe can be doubled or tripled keeping the ingredient proportions the same. See the Notes section for a link to an Spiralizer alternative.

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword skinny chicken soup, sweet potato noodle soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 7 cups of soup
Calories 82 kcal
Author Toni Dash

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon Olive Oil
  • ½ medium Yellow Onion , chopped
  • 2 large Garlic Cloves , diced
  • 2 medium stalks Celery , rinsed, scrubbed and sliced
  • 1 medium Carrot , scrubbed and sliced
  • 1 ½ teaspoon diced fresh Ginger Root
  • 6 cups low sodium Chicken Stock
  • 1 tablespoon fresh Italian Parsley , diced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh Thyme leaves
  • 1 heaping cup prepared Chicken Breast meat , shredded or chopped
  • 1 cup Spiralized* Sweet Potato noodles (using the 1/8-inch 3mm noodle blade)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh Lemon Juice
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large stock pot or sauce pan, warm the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion and garlic; sauté for 3 minutes.
  2. Add the celery, carrots and ginger and sauté an additional 2 minutes. Add the chicken stock, parsley and thyme; bring to a low boil, then lower the heat to a simmer. Allow to simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. After 15 minutes add the chicken and allow to continue simmering for 10 minutes.
  4. Add the sweet potato noodles and lemon juice. Cook 5-10 more minutes until the sweet potato noodles are ‘al dente’ (still firm but cooked). Salt and pepper to taste.

Recipe Notes

*To prepare sweet potato noodles without a Spiralizer, try this method.

Nutrition Facts
Skinny Chicken and Sweet Potato Noodle Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 82 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 105mg4%
Potassium 366mg10%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 4265IU85%
Vitamin C 3.9mg5%
Calcium 25mg3%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.