How about a steaming hot bowl of Slow Cooker Chicken Lentil Soup on a chilly day? This soup is easy, healthy, and has less than 350 calories per serving! showmetheyummy.com #slowcooker #chickenlentilsoup
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Slow Cooker Chicken Lentil Soup

How about a steaming hot bowl of Slow Cooker Chicken Lentil Soup on a chilly day? This soup is easy, healthy, and has 300 calories per serving!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 5 mins
Course: Main, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Slow Cooker Chicken Lentil Soup
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 300kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound dried lentils
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts*
  • 1 (15 oz) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 - 1 teaspoon salt
  • Cayenne if desired*
  • 7 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • Green onions for topping
  • Cilantro for topping
  • non fat plain greek yogurt for topping

Instructions

  • Grease crockpot with cooking spray.
  • Place all ingredients into crockpot (except green onions, cilantro, and greek yogurt) and stir to combine.
  • Cook on HIGH for FOUR hours or LOW for EIGHT hours.
  • After the soup is done cooking, remove chicken breasts and shred them using two forks.
  • Place chicken back into soup and stir to combine.
  • Serve with sliced green onions, chopped cilantro, and greek yogurt!

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Notes

  • I think it really helps this dish. We like spicy, so we used 1 teaspoon of cayenne.
  • Nutritional information does not include toppings (green onion, cilantro, greek yogurt)

Nutrition

Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 889mg | Potassium: 1089mg | Fiber: 18g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 410IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 6.2mg