Chicken and Pastina Soup

Recipe by nranger7
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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 10
YIELD: 15 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place chicken in 12 inch skillet. Add 1 carton of broth and heat to boiling.
  • Reduce heat, cover and simmer 20 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut.
  • Meanwhile, in 5 quart stockpot, heat oil over medium heat.
  • Add onion, carrot and celery.
  • Cook 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally until vegetables are tender.
  • Drain chicken, reserving broth and set chicken aside.
  • Strain broth and add to vegetables.
  • Stir remaining carton of broth, tomatoes, salt, pepper and bay leaf into stockpot and heat to boiling.
  • Stir in pasta. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 15 minutes.
  • Shred or cut chicken into bite size pieces and add to soup.
  • Stir in greens just until wilted and remove bay leaf.
  • Serve with parmesan cheese.
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