Chicken Lima Bean Soup Recipe

Chicken Lima Bean Soup is a hearty and nutritious dish that is perfect for cold winter days. This soup is packed with tender chicken, creamy lima beans, and flavorful vegetables. It is a comforting and satisfying meal that will warm you up from the inside out. The combination of chicken and lima beans provides a good source of protein and fiber, making it a healthy option. Serve this soup with crusty bread for a complete and delicious meal.

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45minstotal
15minsPrep
30minsCook
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15m.Prep
30m.Cook
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Ingredients for Chicken Lima Bean Soup Recipe

  • 0.17 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 0.08 Onion, Diced
  • 0.17 Carrots, Diced
  • 0.17 Celery Stalks, Diced
  • 1/4 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.08 teaspoon Dried Thyme
  • 0.17 Bay Leaves
  • 1/2 cup Chicken Broth
  • 0.17 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 0.08 cup Lima Beans
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as per your need Crusty Bread, For Serving

Directions: Chicken Lima Bean Soup Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onions, carrots, and celery, and cook until softened.
  • STEP 2.Add garlic, thyme, and bay leaves, and cook for another minute.
  • STEP 3.Add chicken broth, chicken breasts, and lima beans to the pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  • STEP 4.Remove chicken breasts from the pot and shred them using two forks. Return the shredded chicken to the pot.
  • STEP 5.Season the soup with salt, pepper, and any additional herbs or spices of your choice.
  • STEP 6.Simmer the soup for another 10 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  • STEP 7.Serve the Chicken Lima Bean Soup hot with crusty bread on the side.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use canned or dried lima beans for this recipe. If using dried beans, soak them overnight before cooking.
  • Feel free to add other vegetables like potatoes or green beans to the soup for extra flavor and texture.
  • If you prefer a thicker soup, you can blend a portion of the soup using an immersion blender or regular blender before adding the shredded chicken back in.

Storage and Serving

  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the soup on the stovetop or in the microwave until heated through.
  • Garnish the soup with fresh herbs like parsley or cilantro before serving for an extra pop of flavor.
Nutrition
value
35
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat3 g Protein4 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Carbs
    4g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    4g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    87mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    1980mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    92mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    26mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    67mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    57mg
  • Selenium
    5mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp