Yield: 4 Servings
|2 \N||112 pints (1.5 litres)|
|\N \N||Chicken stock|
|2 xes||3 oz (90 g) boneless,|
|\N \N||Skinless chicken breast|
|1 teaspoon||Whole black peppercorns|
|1 \N||Dried bay leaf|
|1 \N||Sprig fresh rosemary or|
|2 smalls||Leeks, sliced|
|1 \N||Carrot, chopped|
|2 ounces||(60 g) macaroni|
|1 small||Red pepper, de-seeded and|
|1 tablespoon||Chopped fresh thyme|
|\N \N||Salt and freshly ground|
|\N \N||Black pepper|
|4 teaspoons||Grated parmesan cheese, to|
1. Place the stock in a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Add the chicken breasts, peppercorns, bay leaf and sprig of rosemary or thyme. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer gently for 15 minutes. 2. Using a slotted spoon, remove the chicken from the saucepan and leave until cool enough to handle.
Strain the stock and return the liquid to the saucepan. 3. Add the leeks, carrot and macaroni to the stock. Bring to a boil and then reduce the heat, cover and simmer gently for 15 minutes. 4. Meanwhile, slice the chicken breasts in small pieces and add them to the broth along with the red pepper. Simmer for 1 0 minutes more, until the vegetables are tender. 5.
Stir in the chopped thyme and season to taste with salt and pepper. 6.
Serve in warm soup bowls and sprinkle 1 teaspoon of parmesan cheese over each serving.
Selections per serving: ½ Carbohydrate; 1 Protein; 1 Vegetable; 10 Optional Calories
Preparation time: 1 0 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes Calories per serving: 11 5
This clear chicken broth makes a nutritious and light meal in no time at all.
Recipe taken from the Weight Watcher's Pasta Cook Book.
From Gemini's MASSIVE MealMaster collection at www.synapse.com/~gemini