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Chicken, Sage and Ham Soup Recipe

Atkins Chicken, Sage and Ham Soup
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Phase: Phase 1
Difficulty: Moderate
* Any adjustments made to the serving values will only update the ingredients of that recipe and not change the directions.









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  • 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp chopped Shallots
  • 2 14.5 oz can Chicken Broth, Bouillon or Consomme
  • 1 cup (8 fl oz) Water
  • 16 oz Chicken Breast Filet, skinless
  • 4 oz, boneless, cooked Fresh Ham
  • 1 tsp Sage (Ground)
  • 1 tsp Lemon Zest
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Salt


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add chopped shallot; cook 1 minute, until softened. Add broth, water, cubed chicken, diced ham and sage. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cook 5 minutes, until chicken is almost cooked through.
  2. Add 1 teaspoon lemon zest and 1 tablespoon lemon juice from a fresh lemon, pepper and salt. Cook 2 to 3 minutes more.  Serve immediately.

Cooking Tip

Did you know that you can easily portion out and freeze soup to save for a busy night down the road? When ready to reheat, either microwave or heat up in a pot over the stove with a splash of water.

How to Calculate Atkins Net Carbs

Atkins Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols/Glycerin (if applicable)