Lightened up Lemon-Chicken Velvet Soup

Recipe by yogiclarebear
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Spray treat a medium soup pot with non-stick cooking spray, and heat over medium. Add chicken and cook until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.
  • In the same pot, melt margarine. Stir in flour, and then slowly add chicken broth, stirring out the flour chunks. Add lemon juice. Bring to a boil, cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Stir in the chicken, peas, parsley, optional salt, and lemon peel. Cook 5-7 minutes, until chicken is heated through and peas are starting to tender.
  • Reduce heat and add milk. Heat for 2-3 minutes, and add cream cheese. Heat through and stir until cream cheese is melted. Do not boil.
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