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Chicken Soup with Dilled Mini-Matzo Balls Recipe


Atkins Chicken Soup with Dilled Mini-Matzo Balls
6.8g
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Style:Other
Cook Time: 120 Minutes
Phase: Phase 3
Difficulty: Moderate
* Any adjustments made to the serving values will only update the ingredients of that recipe and not change the directions.

16.2g

Protein

10.3g

Fat

1.4g

Fiber

194.8kcal

Calories

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INGREDIENTS

  • 24 oz, with bone, raw (yield after cooking, bone removed) Chicken Thigh
  • 1 small Red Onions
  • 5 small (5-1/2" long) Carrots
  • 1 stalk, medium (7-1/2" - 8" long) Celery
  • 1 1/2 tsp Garlic
  • 3 14.5 oz can Chicken Broth, Bouillon or Consomme
  • 4 1/2 cup Tap Water
  • 6 sprigs Parsley
  • 1/4 tsp, leaves Thyme (Dried)
  • 1/2 oz Dill
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 large Egg (Whole)
  • 1 tbsp Canola Vegetable Oil
  • 1 medium (4-1/8" long) Scallions or Spring Onions
  • 1/4 cup Matzo Meal

DIRECTIONS

  1. For the soup: Dice the chicken, onion, carrot and celery.  Mince the garlic then combine all with the broth and water in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Skim off foam that rises to surface. Add parsley, dill, thyme and peppercorns; reduce heat to very low and simmer gently until flavors develop, about 1 1/2 hours.
  2. Transfer chicken to a cutting board. Strain broth into a clean container; skim off fat and season with salt and pepper to taste. Discard solids. Remove and discard skin from chicken; pull meat off bones and return to broth.
  3. For the matzo balls: Combine egg, oil, 1/2 the dill and diced scallion in a small bowl. Beat with a fork, then stir in matzo ball mix until well blended. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. With wet hands, shape matzo mixture into 16 balls using 1 level teaspoon for each, and drop balls into water. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer until cooked through, about 15 minutes. Reheat soup. With a slotted spoon, transfer matzo balls to soup and serve.

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)

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