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Italian-Style Chicken Noodle Soup

Rated as 3.8 out of 5 Stars

"What makes this soup so good? It gets a real boost of flavor from the garlic, fennel, pesto and fresh parsley. When you're in the mood for a bowl of comforting, delicious soup, then this is the recipe for you. Best of all, you can have it on the table in just 35 minutes!"
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35 m servings 150
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Heat the oil in a 4-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the carrot and fennel and cook for 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in the garlic and tomatoes.
  2. Stir in the broth and heat to a boil. Stir in the chicken and ditalini. Reduce the heat to medium-low. Cook for 5 minutes. Stir in the pesto and parsley. Season as desired. Sprinkle with the cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 150 calories; 6.6 12.8 9.4 23 791 Full nutrition

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I agree that this needs a few more herbs and flavors. I added onion, oregano, salt and pepper...but this is very quick and easy! Serve with garlic bread and a salad...very hearty soup!

I had no fennel, so I used fennel seed. Worked well. I will definitely make again. Whole family liked it.

I totally disagree with the other reviews. I made this as directed and my husband and I found the seasoning perfect.

I didn't care for this as written. I thought the parsley was overpowering and the soup lacked flavor. I finally added onion powder, celery salt and garlic salt to add some taste. I didn't care f...