It's that cold time of year when a homemade soup just hits the spot. This penne chicken soup is an easy and delicious recipe that takes minimal work. This recipe can also be made with chicken breast, but the chicken thighs will give this dish a rich flavor.
8 oz penne pasta
1 lb chicken thighs, boneless and skinless2 Tbsp Pastamore Rosemary with Roasted Garlic Dipping Oil
14 oz California blend frozen vegetables
1 quart chicken broth, no salt added
2 cups water
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
To taste salt and black pepper
1. Heat a large pot on the stove over medium heat. Once hot, add 1 Tbsp of Pastamore Rosemary with Roasted Garlic Dipping Oil
. Once the oil is hot, add the chicken thighs and cook until both sides are browned.
2. Add 2 cups of water, chicken broth, and the California blend vegetables. Bring to a boil and reduce to a strong simmer. Add the remaining Pastamore Rosemary with Roasted Garlic Dipping Oil
, red pepper flakes, 1/2 tsp salt, and the penne pasta.
3. Cook until the penne pasta is al dente, stirring often. Ensure that the chicken thighs have reached 165°
F before removing from the heat. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.
4. Remove chicken thighs from soup and loosely shred. Return to soup and mix well. Serve and enjoy.