Lemony Chicken Soup With Farro, White Beans, and Kale
Lemony Chicken Soup With Farro, White Beans, and Kale
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 1 hr 10 min
  • total: 1 hr 30 min
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  • Summary

    This recipe is part of our Spring Grocery Bag Menu featuring 5 easy weeknight dinners made from 1 grocery bag of ingredients. Enhance the flavor of store-bought chicken broth for a hearty soup packed with farro, white beans, kale, and plenty of lemon.

    Ingredients

    • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
    • 2 large carrots (about 10 ounces), coarsely chopped
    • 2 onions, coarsely chopped, divided
    • 12 garlic cloves, thinly sliced, divided
    • 1 leftover roasted chicken carcass, meat picked off in large pieces and reserved, or 1 1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken
    • 10 cups low-sodium chicken broth
    • 1 1/2 cups whole farro
    • 2 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
    • 1 (15-ounce) can cannellini (white kidney) beans, drained, rinsed
    • 1 cup thinly sliced Tuscan kale
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 4 tablespoons radish-top salsa verde (optional)
    • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped dill
    • 1 baguette, sliced, toasted
    • Lemon wedges (for serving)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 332 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 24 g 36.31%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 20.09%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 15 mg 4.97%
    • Sodium: 1894 mg 78.91%
    • Calcium: 67 mg 6.68%
    • Potassium: 102 mg 2.91%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 12.94%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 18 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 19.71%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 77.13%
    • Vitamin C 48.6%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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