Chicken Parmesan Soup


A cheesy, red sauce Parmesan soup with pasta. Garnish with fresh parsley.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 large onion, diced

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste, or to taste

  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • 4 cups chicken broth

  • 1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes

  • 1 (8 ounce) package penne pasta

  • 1 pound cooked breaded chicken breast (such as Perdue®), cut into chunks

  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • coarse sea salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir in hot oil until tender, about 6 minutes. Add garlic; cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in tomato paste and red pepper flakes until well combined. Pour in chicken broth and diced tomatoes.

  2. Bring soup to a simmer. Add pasta; cook until tender yet firm to the bite, 6 to 8 minutes. Stir in chicken; simmer until heated through, about 5 minutes.

  3. Mix mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese into soup before serving. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

792 Calories
41g Fat
67g Carbs
38g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 792
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 41g 52%
Saturated Fat 10g 49%
Cholesterol 81mg 27%
Sodium 2329mg 101%
Total Carbohydrate 67g 24%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 38g
Vitamin C 15mg 74%
Calcium 309mg 24%
Iron 7mg 41%
Potassium 637mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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