Copycat Panera’sTuscan style chicken soup

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 

 
Total Time:40-45
Prep Time:12
Yield:7-8 
Cal:110 per 1-cup serving.
Fat :2 grams 
 

  

 Ingredients 

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

Directions 

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.


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