Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Tuesday in the garden

Any of you who read my blog post yesterday knows I made Homemade Chicken Soup in the Crockpot. It turned out yummy! AND the best part is, when I put in all the ingredients into my calorie counter program it was low calorie also! Score. Here it is:

Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup 
Makes approx. 16.83--1 1/2 cup servings (12 oz.)
4 1/4 cup Chicken shredded or chopped (pre-cook fryer) 
3 medium carrots sliced
3 medium celery stalks sliced
3 garlic cloves chopped
1 cup onion chopped
2 cups broth from cooking the fryer
2 (14 oz) cans Chicken Broth 99% fat free No MSG
8 cups water
1/2 tbsp Ground Pepper
1/2 tbsp Basil
1/2 tbsp Thyme
1/2 tbsp Rosemary
1/2 tbsp Marjorum
1 tsp Sea Salt
1 12 oz bag of Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Wide Noodles

Serving - 1 1/2 Cups 
Calories 136
Fat 2g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat  0g
Cholesterol 30 mg
Sodium  342 mg
Total Carbohydrate 17 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 3g
Protein 14g
Vit. A 37% Vit. 3% Calcium 2% Iron 6%

Preparation: Pre-Cook Chicken Fryer and let cool. Use strainer for broth and measure out 2 cups and set aside. Pick all chicken off the fryer. Slice and chop vegetables and place all in the crock pot. Add the liquid and seasons and let cook on high 4 hours and 45 minutes then add noodles and cook 45 more minutes.

Enjoy!

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