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Country Captain Soup

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Category: Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 1 lg Onion; coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 c Chopped red bell pepper
  • 4 Garlic cloves; chopped
  • 6 Skinless boneless chicken
  • -thighs; cut into 1" pieces
  • 1 tb Curry powder
  • 1 ts Grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/4 ts Dried crushed red pepper
  • 4 c Canned chicken broth
  • 2 c Canned diced tomatoes; with
  • -juices
  • 1 lg Granny Smith apple; peeled,
  • -coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 c Orzo
  • 2 tb Dried currants
  • Chopped fresh cilantro
  • Plain yogurt


Heat oil in heavy large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell
pepper and garlic; sautee until vegetables soften, about 5 minutes. Add
chicken, curry powder, ginger and crushed red pepper; stir 2 minutes. Add 4
cups broth, tomatoes and apple and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 20
minutes. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Bring to simmer
before continuing.)

Stir orzo and currants into soup and simmer until orzo is just cooked
through, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Ladle soup into
bowls. Garnish with cilantro and dollup of yogurt.

6 Servings

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