Simple chicken soup becomes extra special with healthy kale and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.
Slideshow: Healthy Soup Recipes
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 medium onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
5 cups chicken stock
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 cup cooked chicken, cubed or shredded
1 bunch kale, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Kosher or sea salt, to taste
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano, for serving
How to Make It
In a stockpot, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Stir in the onion and garlic and cook until soft and translucent, 2 to 3 minutes.
Stir in chicken stock, Worcestershire sauce, Dijon mustard and cooked chicken. Bring to a gentle boil and then reduce heat and simmer for 3 minutes. Stir in the kale and simmer for 5 minutes or until kale is tender.
Stir in the lemon juice and season with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with cheese and serve hot.
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Review Body: Tasty and a great use for extra kale. I made several modifications: More chicken, shredded, double the mustard and the worchestire, double the lemon and I added 1/2 cup of cooked white rice. (cook the rice separately so it doesnt soak up all the broth)