Simple Lemony Chicken & Spring Veggie Soup with Quinoa & Fresh Basil

Simple Lemony Chicken & Spring Veggie Soup with Quinoa & Fresh Basil

  • Serves: Serves about 4
Simple Lemony Chicken & Spring Veggie Soup with Quinoa & Fresh Basil

Simple Lemony Chicken & Spring Veggie Soup with Quinoa & Fresh Basil

Diets

  • Gluten free

Ingredients

  • Meat

    • 2 Chicken breasts, cooked
  • Produce

    • 1 cup Baby zucchini, small
    • 1/4 cup Basil, fresh leaves
    • 2 Carrots
    • 1 cup English peas, fresh
    • 2 cloves Garlic
    • 1 tsp Herbs de provence
    • 1 Leek
    • 2 tsp Lemon, zest
    • 4 Lemon, wedges
  • Canned Goods

    • 4 cups Chicken stock, hot
  • Condiments

    • 2 tbsp Lemon juice, fresh
  • Pasta & Grains

    • 2 cups Quinoa, cooked
  • Baking & Spices

    • 1 Black pepper
    • 1 Salt
  • Oils & Vinegars

    • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • Dairy

    • 2 tbsp Butter

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Description

Food for LOVE's sake.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 leek, quartered, white part sliced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced small (if you can find multi-colored carrots, those are beautiful)
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed through garlic press
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon herbs de Provence
  • 4 cups chicken stock, hot
  • 1 cup fresh English peas (or frozen peas)
  • 1 cup baby zucchini, small dice
  • 2 cooked chicken breasts, shredded or cubed (you can use rotisserie chicken for convenience)
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • ΒΌ cup chopped, fresh basil leaves
  • 4 lemon wedges, garnish

Directions

  • -Place a medium-large soup pot over medium heat; add in the butter and olive oil, and once melted, add in the sliced leek and diced carrots, and sweat for about 3-5 minutes, or until slightly tender and the leeks are becoming translucent.
  • Serves: Serves about 4
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Lemony Chicken & Spring Veggie Soup w/ Quinoa

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This light and healthy Lemony Chicken & Spring Veggie Soup with Quinoa and Fresh Basil is the perfect bowl of sunshine and goodness.

Simple Lemony Chicken & Spring Veggie Soup with Quinoa & Fresh Basil

  • Meat

    • 2 Chicken breasts, cooked
  • Produce

    • 1 cup Baby zucchini, small
    • 1/4 cup Basil, fresh leaves
    • 2 Carrots
    • 1 cup English peas, fresh
    • 2 cloves Garlic
    • 1 tsp Herbs de provence
    • 1 Leek
    • 2 tsp Lemon, zest
    • 4 Lemon, wedges
  • Canned Goods

    • 4 cups Chicken stock, hot
  • Condiments

    • 2 tbsp Lemon juice, fresh
  • Pasta & Grains

    • 2 cups Quinoa, cooked
  • Baking & Spices

    • 1 Black pepper
    • 1 Salt
  • Oils & Vinegars

    • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • Dairy

    • 2 tbsp Butter

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Lemony Chicken & Spring Veggie Soup w/ Quinoa

This light and healthy Lemony Chicken & Spring Veggie Soup with Quinoa and Fresh Basil is the perfect bowl of sunshine and goodness.