Chunky tomato and chicken soup with parmesan toasties 16



View Profile

A warm bowl of soup is always a nice treat during winter. You’ll never want to buy the readymade stuff again after trying this homemade recipe. It’s also a great soup to freeze and reheat another day. The parmesan toasties are an added bonus!




  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium brown onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 350g chicken thigh fillets, cut into strips
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • 400g can chopped tomato
  • Diced carrot
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 400g can white (cannelloni) beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • 1 cup macaroni pasta
  • Pinch of sea salt and ground pepper
  • 2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley, chopped


  • Sourdough sliced bread
  • Butter, melted
  • Grated Parmesan cheese




  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, add oil, onion and garlic. Cook until transparent.
  2. Add chicken and cook for 4-5 minutes.
  3. Add stock, tomato puree, tomatoes, bay leaves, beans, sugar and seasoning then bring to boil.
  4. Reduce heat, add pasta and simmer for 10 minutes or until al dente. Serve with toasties.


  • Brush bread with melted butter
  • Sprinkle Parmesan as desired and bake at 200C, until golden


Tell us, what type of soup do you like to make? Will you try this recipe?

Starts at 60 Writers

The Starts at 60 writers team seek out interesting topics and write them especially for you.

  1. I love soup in Winter! I make all kinds, have the family around for soup night, then freeze the leftovers. Yes this receipe looks great.
    My favourite is one I invented, its an Asian style chicken soup and you can feel it doing you good!

  2. Just finished of the last of my frozen pumpkin soup from last year, make all sorts of soup and freeze in meal size portions, lovely for lunch, or if you have been,out for lunch, for tea.

    1 REPLY
    • I have just finished my Pumpkin, Tomato and Vegetable and Chicken and Veg as well. Going to have to make more. It is good to get a serve size from the freezer.

  3. Have a pot of homemade stock on the stove ready to be transformed into a hearty chicken and vegetable soup for tea.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *