Skip to main content

Gold Coast Health Plan will be closed December 24-25 and January 1.

Starting April 1, 2021, pharmacy services will provided under a new program called Medi-Cal Rx. Learn more (English and Spanish).

Get your FREE flu shot now! Learn more (English and Spanish).

Please select your language.

Selecciona tu idioma.

Health library

Back to health library

Grandma's chicken vegetable soup

View step-by-step instructions Link to step-by-step instructions  

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

1 can (14 1/2-ounce) reduced-sodium chicken broth

1/2 cup water

1 pound (3 medium) potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

1 medium carrot, cut into 1/4-inch slices

1 pound boned and skinned chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks

1 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices

3 green onions, sliced

2 teaspoons dried basil

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

  • In 3-quart saucepan over medium heat, combine broth and water.
  • Cover and bring to boil.
  • Add potatoes and carrot; cover and cook 5 minutes.
  • Add chicken, zucchini, onions and basil; bring to boil, reduce heat, cover and cook until chicken is opaque throughout, about 7 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition information

Serving size: 1/4 recipe. Amount per serving: 240 calories, 3.1g total fat (1g saturated fat), 25g carbohydrates, 28g protein, 4g dietary fiber, 216mg sodium.

Source: Produce for Better Health Foundation

Related stories