Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup with Pesto Drizzle

Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup with Pesto Drizzle

Creamy broccoli Tuna Helper® mix gets a 35-minute makeover into a creamy home-cooked chicken soup. Mmm.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
2
medium carrots, sliced (1 cup)
2
medium stalks celery, sliced (1 cup)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 1/2
cups milk
1
box Tuna Helper® creamy broccoli
2
cups cut-up cooked chicken
1
dried bay leaf
2
tablespoons basil pesto
  1. In 5-quart Dutch oven or stockpot, melt butter over medium heat. Add carrots, celery and onion; cook about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until carrots are crisp-tender.
  2. Stir in broth, milk, uncooked pasta and sauce mix (from Tuna Helper box), chicken and bay leaf. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 12 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta and vegetables are tender.
  3. Remove bay leaf from soup; ladle soup into bowls. Place pesto in small resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag. Cut off small corner of bag; drizzle pesto over soup.
Makes 6 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Time-Saver
Use rotisserie chicken for a quick way to get cooked chicken for this soup.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 280
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 60mg;
  • Sodium 660mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 16g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 19g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.