19
September
2017
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02:37 PM
America/New_York

White Bean Chicken Soup in Slow Cooker, Tuscan Style

"This is a wonderfully easy slow cooker soup recipe. It has been a favorite with our family for years. I got it from my Aunt Micki in California and tweaked the original for my taste buds." – CINDERELLA DANIELS, DULUTH, GA

15 MINUTE PREP TIME, 3 TO 8 HOURS COOK TIME. SERVES 6 TO 8

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 (15 oz.) cans cannelloni beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (15 oz.) can diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 (32 oz.) box chicken broth 1 1/2 cups sliced carrots
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced celery 2 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary
  • 1 tsp.dried oregano
  • 1 tsb. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Place chicken on bottom of slow cooker; add carrots, celery and garlic.
  2. Add beans, tomatoes with juice and chicken broth.
  3. Add all the spices.
  4. Stir everything together and cover, cooking on high for 3-4 hours or on low for 6-8 hours (or until chicken is tender).
  5. Remove chicken breasts, shred and return to pot; stir.
  6. Makes 6 to 8 chunky bowls of yummy soup.