*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      CHICKEN AND STARS SOUP WITH PEAS
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Poultry                          Pasta
                 Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2   c            Stellini or Alphabets
                         -OR other small pasta shape,
                         -uncooked
    1       tb           Butter or margarine
    3       md           Carrots -- finely diced
    2                    Celery stalks -- finely diced
    6       c            Low-sodium chicken broth
                         -- skimmed of fat
    1 1/2   c            Diced cooked chicken
      1/2   c            Frozen peas -- thawed
                         Salt -- to taste
 
   Prepare pasta according to package directions, drain
   and set aside.
   
   Melt the butter or margarine in a medium saucepan. Add
   carrots and celery. Saute vegetables over medium heat
   until soft, about 7 to 10 minutes. Stir in chicken
   broth, diced chicken, pasta and peas. Bring the soup
   to a boil, season to taste with salt and serve.
   
   Each serving provides: 287 Calories; 19.3 g Protein;
   40.8 g Carbohydrates; 5.1 g Fat; 30.3 mg Cholesterol;
   722 mg Sodium. Calories from Fat: 16%
   
   Copyright National Pasta Association
   (http://www.ilovepasta.org) (Reprinted with permission)
  
 
 
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