Creamy Chicken & Mushroom Soup

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CategoryChicken, Complete Meals, SHAPE Certified, Soups

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp Celtic sea salt
  • 3/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 pinch white pepper
  • 2 cups cauliflower florets
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1 tsp capers
  • 8 oz mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 lb chicken, cooked and chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley for garnish

Instructions

  • In medium saucepan add onion, garlic, salt and pepper
  • Cook over medium heat for one or two minutes, until fragrant and slightly softened
  • Add cauliflower and continue cooking for 1 – 2 minutes
  • Add chicken stock, cover and bring to boil
  • Lower heat and continue cooking until the cauliflower is tender, about 5 – 7 minutes
  • Meanwhile, cook the mushrooms in a large skillet until golden
  • Add chicken and continue cooking until heated through. Reserve.
  • Ladle the cauliflower mixture into your blender
  • Add Dijon mustard, nutritional yeast, apple cider vinegar and lime juice and process on high speed until smooth and silky in consistency.
  • Add capers and pulse just to mix them in and break them down slightly.
  • Pour cauliflower mixture over reserved chicken and mushrooms and simmer over low to medium heat.
  • Garnish with chopped fresh parsley

Notes

1 serving = 4 oz protein, 1 cup vegetable