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Spring vegetable and chicken broth

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  • Egg free
  • Peanut free
  • Sesame free
  • Soy free
  • Shellfish free
  • Seafood free
  • No added sugar
  • High in dietary fibre
  • High in protein
  • 3 serves veg or fruit

Ready in 40 minutes, this vegetable and chicken broth weeknight dinner, done. Top your bowl with fresh pesto and parmesan for a deliciously simple meal.

  • Serves4, Serves 4-6
  • Cook time25 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes
Spring vegetable and chicken broth


  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 carrot, peeled, finely chopped
  • 1 leek, halved, washed, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 Continental Chicken Stock Pots
  • 150g green beans, cut into 2cm lengths
  • 400g can borlotti beans, rinsed, drained
  • 2 cups (320g) shredded Coles Hot Roast Chicken
  • 60g baby spinach
  • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup (90g) basil pesto
  • Grated parmesan, to serve
  • Coles Bakery Stone Baked Light Rye Sourdough Vienna, sliced, to serve

Nutritional information

Per Serve (4 serves) : Energy: 1685kJ/403 Cals (19%), Protein: 26g (52%), Fat: 21g (30%), Sat Fat: 4g (17%), Sodium: 2312mg (116%), Carb: 25g (8%), Sugar: 8g (9%), Dietary Fibre: 10g (33%). Per Serve: (6 serves) Energy: 1124kJ/269 Cals (13%), Protein: 17g (34%), Fat: 14g (20%), Sat Fat: 3g (13%), Sodium: 1542mg (77%), Carb: 17g (5%), Sugar: 5g (6%), Dietary Fibre: 7g (23%).

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Percentage Daily Intake information on our recipes is calculated using the nutrition reference values for an average Australian adult.


  1. Step 1

    Heat oil in a large heavy-based saucepan over medium heat. Add carrot and cook, stirring, for 5 mins. Add leek and garlic. Cook, stirring, for 3 mins.
  2. Step 2

    Add stock pots and 6 cups (1.5L) water. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 mins. Add green beans, borlotti beans and chicken. Cook for a further 5 mins. Stir in spinach and spring onion. Season well.
  3. Step 3

    Ladle soup into bowls. Top with a dollop of pesto and parmesan. Serve with bread.