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Roasted Chicken with Caramelized Onions Soup

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Roasted Chicken with Caramelized Onions Soup
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Prep: 10 minutes - Cook: 30 minutes


  • 2 cups shredded roasted chicken
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 2 medium onions, halved and thinly sliced
  • 8 cups Swanson chicken broth (Regular, Natural Goodness or Certified Organic)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 3/4 cup uncooked trumpet-shaped pasta (campanelle)


Heat oil in 10" skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and cook until they begin to brown, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium. Cook until onions are tender and caramelized, stirring occasionally. Remove skillet from heat.

Heat broth, black pepper, carrots and celery in 4-quart saucepan over medium-high heat to a boil. Stir pasta and chicken in saucepan. Reduce heat to medium. Cook 10 minutes or until pasta is tender. Stir in onions and serve immediately.

Serving Size: Makes 6 Servings

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