Hearty and delicious lemon chicken soup with carrots and white beans! This soup is so easy, quick to make and comforting!
This soup is full of flavor and comfort! The lemon broth is so soothing, which is so nice during this “sick season” we have going on. This will definitely be my go to soup recipe all season long!
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1 tbsp olive oil
2 1/2 cups cooked and shredded/chopped chicken, I used rotisserie chicken
4 carrots, peeled and chopped
2–3 tsp minced garlic
1 can white beans, drained and rinsed
1 yellow onion, chopped
6 cups chicken stock
juice of 1 lemon
1/2 lemon zested
1 bay leaf
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1/2 tsp ground turmeric, optional
salt and pepper to taste
1–2 tbsp fresh chopped parsley, plus more for topping if desired
grated parmesan for topping, optional
Add oil to a large pot over medium heat. Add onion, carrots, and garlic. Cook for about 4-5 minutes.. stirring occasionally. Stir in dried thyme and saute for another minute.
Add the chicken stock, beans, red pepper flakes, turmeric, bay leaf, salt and pepper.
Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and let simmer for about 15 minutes.
Add chicken and let simmer for about 5 more minutes.
Remove bay leaf.
Add lemon juice, zest and parsley.
Taste and add more seasonings or lemon zest if need be.
Serve with grated parmesan and more fresh parsley if desired.