You’ll love every spoonful of this Copycat version of Panera’s Tuscan style chicken soup. Tender chicken breasts with , garlic, pepper flakes, tomatoes, and white beans. Makes this very easy, delicious low-fat copycat recipe just as good as the original! With a 110 calories per 1-cup serving and Fat :2 grams .
Copycat Panera’s Tuscan style chicken soup
2 smoked bacon slices, chopped
2 1/2 cups of boneless chicken cut into 2-inch pieces
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 garlic clove minced
1 cup chopped plum tomato
2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups water
2 cups fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
2/3 cup uncooked orzo pasta
1 1/2 cups of can white beans rinsed and drained
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon of red pepper flakes
2 tablespoon of low-fat cheese
1.Cook bacon in a large saucepan over medium heat 7 minutes or until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, reserving drippings in pan; set bacon aside.
2.Add chicken to drippings in pan; sauté 6 minutes. Remove chicken from pan. Add onion and garlic to pan; cook 4 minutes or until tender.
3.Add tomato, oregano, and pepper; cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Return bacon and chicken to pan. Stir in 2 cups water and broth, scraping pan to loosen browned bits.
4.Bring to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 9 minutes or until al dente. Add, beans; cook 2 minutes or until heated. Remove from heat; stir in parsley, and salt. Top with some low fat cheese.