02
Jul
2015
Print this page

Chicken soul soup (High Fibre)

Rate this item
(0 votes)
High fibre (makes 4 serves) approximately 6-7 grams of fibre per serve

*Vegan and vegetarian friendly

Ingredients
  • 1.5 litres of organic chicken stock (see below for *vegan and vegetarian options)
  • 2 leeks washed and finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons of fresh oregano
  • 3 chopped celery stalks
  • 600 grams of thinly sliced chicken breast (see below for *vegan and vegetarian options)
  • 3 peeled large carrots julienned (cut into strips)
  • 400 grams can of brown lentils drained and rinsed
  • 150 grams of chopped spinach
  • Fresh ground pepper to flavour
*Vegan or vegetarian option swap chicken stock for vegetable stock and chicken for chopped firm tofu
 
Method
Add olive oil to a pan over a medium heat and cook leeks, oregano and celery until they are soft and slightly transparent.
Add stock and heat through then either
poach the chicken for 12 minutes or until cooked through
OR
Add firm tofu to the soup 2-3 minutes
Lastly add carrot and spinach and lentils and cook for a further 3 minutes
Serve with crusty seeded bread