Ready in 30-35 minutes
Syns - Free on Extra Easy
1 small onion, peeled and finely diced
1 carrot, peeled and finely diced
2 sticks celery, finely diced
1 garlic clove, peeled and finely diced
1.5 litres/2½pt chicken stock
397g/14oz skinless chicken breast or thigh fillets, finely chopped
57g/2oz dried vermicelli pasta or thin egg noodles
4 tbsp finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
1. Place the onion, carrot, celery, garlic, stock and chicken in a large saucepan and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and cook for 10-15 minutes
2. Add the pasta or egg noodles and bring back to the boil. Cover, reduce the heat to low and cook gently for 6-8 minutes.
3. Add the parsley and cook for 2-3 minutes until piping hot. Ladle into warmed shallow soup bowls and serve immediately.