This soup is a household favorite because of an unexpected ingredient-apple! Not only does it add great flavor but it also adds additional fiber. Give this soup a try and I'm sure it will be a hit with the entire family, young and old.

Source: Parents Magazine

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prep:
20 mins
cook:
20 mins
cool:
10 mins
total:
50 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
6 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat olive oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add apple, celery, onion, carrot, and garlic. Cook and stir for 6 minutes. Add in chicken, parsley and water or stock. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, until chicken is thoroughly cooked, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly.

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  • Place soup, half at a time, into a food processor or blender and puree to desired consistency. Distribute mixture evenly among your favorite food storage containers. This mixture will keep refrigerated for up to 3 days.

  • For older children or adults, skip the pureeing step and add in some small pasta such as orzo about 7 minutes before soup is finished boiling.

Ages:
  • 9+ months

To Freeze:

Distribute mixture evenly among ice cube trays and cover with a layer of plastic wrap and aluminum foil or store in your favorite baby food storage containers.

Nutrition Facts

26 calories; fat 1g; cholesterol 8mg; carbohydrates 2g; mono fat 1g; sugars 1g; protein 3g; vitamin a 495.8IU; vitamin c 1.9mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 3.7mcg; sodium 14mg; potassium 57mg; calcium 6mg; iron 0.2mg.
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