Slow Cooker Quinoa Chicken Parmesan Soup
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Serves: 6 servings (about 2 cups each)
 
Ingredients
  • 1½ lbs boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed well
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 can (24 oz) spaghetti sauce
  • 1 can (14.25 oz) petite diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • ¾ cup grated Parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Spray slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Cut each chicken breast in several large pieces (for easier shredding) and add to the slow cooker.
  2. Add the quinoa, seasonings, garlic, onion, spaghetti sauce, petite diced tomatoes (undrained), and chicken broth to slow cooker; stir well.
  3. Cook on high for 3-4 hours.
  4. Remove chicken and shred between two forks; return to slow cooker.
  5. Stir in grated Parmesan cheese and serve hot.
Notes
Recipe slightly adapted from Chelsea's Messy Apron
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ~2 cups Calories: 340 Fat: 9.0 Carbohydrates: 32.8 Sugar: 4.7 Sodium: 868 Fiber: 3.2 Protein: 34.0 Cholesterol: 65
Recipe by Prevention RD at https://preventionrd.com/2016/10/slow-cooker-quinoa-chicken-parmesan-soup/