Chicken-Blackeye Pea Soup Recipe

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Chicken-Blackeye Soup is a delicious, hearty, and healthy recipe that uses chicken that is cooked on a grill. It is made with Fall vegetables. Ingredients include: Chicken breasts, blackeye peas, parsnips, fennel, carrots, onions, parsley and chicken broth. It is a low fat, low calories, low carbohydrates, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus) recipe.

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Servings: 8


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  • 3/4 lb skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 large onions, diced (about 2 cups)
  • 3 large carrots, diced (about 2 cups)
  • 2 medium-size parsnips, diced (about 2 cups)
  • 1 fennel bulb or anise, trimmed, diced (about 1 cup)
  • 4 cups certified organic chicken broth
  • 1 (15 oz) can blackeyed peas, drained, rinsed
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley


  1. Lightly oil and preheat grill to medium. Grill chicken for 15 minutes or until cooked through, turning halfway through grilling. Remove the to a cutting surface. Let cool for 5 minutes. Cut into strips. Set aside.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a 6 quart size saucepot over medium heat. Add in the onions, carrots, parsnips and fennel; cook for 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add in the broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 30 minutes or until vegetables are very tender.
  3. Stir in the chicken, blackeyed peas and parsley; heat through. Season to taste. Divide the soup mixture in equal amounts among 8 serving bowls.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 284g
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories 140  
Calories from Fat 37 26%
Total Fat 4.17g 5%
Saturated Fat 0.66g 3%
Trans Fat 0.01g  
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 491mg 20%
Potassium 386mg 11%
Total Carbs 16.22g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3.8g 13%
Sugars 3.58g 2%
Protein 9.93g 16%
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