Easy Turkey or Chicken Soup
From: Carla, Florida, USA
Servings: 5 to 6
IngredientsPreparation
  • 4 1/2 cups [1.125 L] chicken broth
  • 2 cups [500 mL] water
  • 1 teaspoon [ 5 mL] dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon [1 mL] pepper
  • 1 cup [250 mL] small shell pasta
  • 1 [16-ounce / 454-g] package frozen mixed vegetables
  • 2 cups [500 mL] cooked turkey or chicken tiny dices
  • 3/4 cup [190 mL] frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • Orange slices, halved [optional]
  • Herb sprigs [optional]
  • Into a large saucepan, combine chicken broth, water, thyme and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil; stir in pasta.
  • Return to a boil; lower heat.
  • Boil gently, uncovered, for 3 minutes.
  • Stir in frozen mixed vegetables; bring back to a boil.
  • Boil gently, uncovered, for 5 to 7 minutes more, until vegetables and pasta are tender.
  • Stir in turkey or chicken dices and orange juice concentrate; heat through.
  • Ladle into individual soup bowls.
  • Serve, garnished with orange slice halves and/or herb sprigs if desired.