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White Bean and Chicken Soup with Pesto

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White Bean and Chicken Soup with Pesto
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
40 min


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1 package Curly’s Sauceless Chicken
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 (8-ounce) container refrigerated chopped onion (about 2 cups)
1 cup chopped carrot
2/3 cup chopped celery
3 cups unsalted chicken cooking stock
2 1/2 cups water
2 (16-ounce) cans cannellini beans, drained
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
6 tablespoons prepared basil pesto
Salt to taste (optional)

How to Make

  1. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion, carrot and celery.
  3. Cook for 5 minutes, or until vegetables begin to soften.
  4. Add stock, 21/2 cups water, beans, tomato paste, and garlic powder; bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer for 20 minutes, or until tender.
  6. Add chicken and vinegar; simmer for 5 minutes, or until thoroughly heated.
  7. Top each serving with pesto, and salt to taste, if desired.
  8. Serve immediately