30-Minute Cozy Chicken-and-Vegetable Soup


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30-Minute Cozy Chicken-and-Vegetable Soup

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Warm your home and soul with a quick supper-time winter soup. With aromatic flavors of garlic and ginger, this soup will be a home-run with the family.

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Servings and Ingredients

Serves 6
2 tbsp. Hy-Vee Gustare Vita olive oil
10 large cloves garlic, thinly sliced; divided
1 (7.6-oz.) container Hy-Vee Short Cuts Hy-Vee Short Cuts onion, celery and carrot blend
2 tbsp. refrigerated ginger paste
½ tsp. coarsely ground Hy-Vee black pepper, plus additional to taste
1 (48-oz.) container Hy-Vee 33% less sodium chicken broth
12 oz. (48-oz.) container Hy-Vee 33% less sodium chicken broth
2 c. bite-size Basket & Bushel broccoli florets
1 (12-oz.) pkg. frozen butternut squash veggie spirals
½ lemon, sliced into 5 wedges

Things To Grab

  • 6- to 8-qt. Dutch oven
  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife
  • Wooden spoon
  • Slotted spoon
  • Paper towels
  • Fork
  • 6 serving bowls
  • Ladle


  1. Heat oil in a 6- to 8-qt. Dutch oven over medium heat. Add 6 cloves sliced garlic. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until lightly golden brown, stirring frequently. Remove garlic from Dutch oven using a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels until ready to serve.

  2. Add remaining 4 cloves sliced garlic; onion, celery and carrot blend; ginger paste and ½ tsp. black pepper to Dutch oven. Cook over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes or until onions are softened.

  3. Pour in broth; add chicken. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; add broccoli. Simmer, covered, for 12 to 13 minutes or until broccoli is fork-tender. Meanwhile, prepare squash veggie spirals in microwave according to pkg. directions.

  4. To serve, divide veggie spirals among 6 serving bowls. Ladle soup on top of veggie spirals. Top with reserved fried garlic slices. Serve with a lemon wedge. Season to taste with additional black pepper.

Nutrition facts


200 Calories per serving
1 1/3 cups

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 9g
  • Cholesterol: 35mg
  • Sodium: 840mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Protein: 14g

Daily Values

Iron 10%
Calcium 4%
Vitamin D 0%
Potassium 10%