3C’s (Chicken, Cabbage and Chickpea) Soup Recipe

The winner of the Make It Mindful soup contest is Shawn’s 3 Cs (Chicken, Cabbage & Chickpea) Soup. It’s a Mediterranean spin on classic chicken noodle soup that features tender chunks of chicken, cabbage, onions and spices simmered in a rich chicken stock. The wonderful flavors come together for spoonful after spoonful of pure delight.

Prep Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 40 min

Yield: 4 (8 ounce) servings

Ingredients
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken stock
  • 2 ounces poached chicken breast, diced 1/2 inch
  • 1 cup orzo, cooked according to package directions
  • 1/4 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons yellow onion, diced 1/4 inch
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons green onions, white only, sliced very thin
  • 1 3/4 cups ounces green cabbage, chopped coarse
  • 1/2 cup red peppers, diced 1/4 inch
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup low sodium garbanzo beans (chickpea), canned, rinsed and drained
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 ground mustard, dry
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons green onion, green only, sliced
Instructions
1
Soup Preparation:
In a stock pot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and first listed green onions, cook for 4 to 5 minutes or until onions are translucent. Add cabbage, red pepper and salt, stir to combine. Cook for 5 minutes or until cabbage is reduced by half. Add hot stock, chicken, beans, black pepper, cayenne pepper, coriander, ground mustard, granulated onion, granulated garlic and vinegar. Bring to a boil. Stir in orzo and second listed green onions. Simmer until heated through.
2
For Service:
Ladle 8 ounces into a bowl.
Nutrition Facts:
Calories
90
Carbs
13g
protein
6g
fat
1.5g
sat. fat
1g
Cholesterol
20mg
sodium
240mg
fiber
3g
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