Lean and Green Chicken and Kohlrabi Noodle Soup

 Profile Photo
by Optavia
Mar 13, 2021 | Jump to Instructions

Print this Recipe
OPTAVIA Counts:
  • 1
    Lean
  • 3
    Green
  • 1
    Healthy Fat
  • 2
    Condiment
Chicken and Kohlrabi Noodle Soup
*Image may vary from completed recipe

Originally a Hungarian dish, this modified version of Kohlrabi Soup, Chicken and Kohlrabi Noodle Soup, is savory and delicious. If you're looking to add a new cuisine to your pallet, give this a try!

Prepare a bowl with Ice/Water for cooling of boiled eggs, and 1 small resealable bag to marinate eggs.   Kohlrabi is a German Turnip.   ZUCCHINI or RADISH "noodles" may be used in place of kohlrabi.

Would your family eat
Other
food every night? Prepare this lean and green
Chicken and Kohlrabi Noodle Soup
recipe and you'll have a
Other
entree that is absolutely amazing, keeps you on plan and satisfies your cravings!

 

Difficulty
Medium
Servings
4
Cooking Time
30 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes

About Chris Sloan

Image
Chris Sloan, OPTAVIA Coach, 45lbs lost in 12 weeks comparison photo.

My name is Chris Sloan and I, like so many others struggled with my weight for years not realizing the toll being overweight was taking on my body. At the beginning of 2021 I began to take my weight loss efforts seriously and have lost 60 lbs so far on the OPTAVIA 5&1 Plan! It's been amazing, and while my journey isn't over, I'm well on my way!

When I started I had a hard time finding the top OPTAVIA 5&1 recipes, so I was so inspired to build this website to help compile some of what I felt are the best OPTAVIA recipes around. I'm happy to share it with you as well!

For those not familiar, OPTAVIA is not some fad diet but instead is a program designed to help those who are looking to lose weight make better choices with their health and wellness via better habits.

We've worked hard to make sure that all OPTAVIA 5 and 1 recipes listed are approved for the OPTAVIA 5&1 plan.

OPTAVIA 5&1 Plan Must Have Items

 

Save to Your Recipes

Create an account and login to add this recipe to your saved recipes.

Rating

Average: 3 (1 vote)

Join our Facebook Group

Lean and Green Recipes

 

We're Social Too

Invite a Friend

The Top 7 Popular Optavia Fueling Hacks

Helpful Cooking Utensils

Missing an item in the kitchen? Checkout the links below to pick one up on Amazon.

 

Lean & Green Chicken and Kohlrabi Noodle Soup Ingredients

  • 4 large Eggs
  • 2 tbsp Reduced Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 21/2 lbs Kohlrabi
  • 11/4 lbs Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Sliced
  • 2 cup Low Sodium Chicken Broth
  • 2 stalk Green Onions Chopped
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Basil
  • 1/4 tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 2 tbsp Sesame Seeds
  • 1 tsp Chili Oil

Lean & Green Chicken and Kohlrabi Noodle Soup Instructions

  1. Place eggs into a small sauce pan and cover with an inch of water. Bring water to a boil, and simmer gently for 6 minutes. Once cooked, place eggs in ice cold water and allow to cool for 10 minutes. Carefully peel the eggs and place them into a small, resealable bag. Add 2 tablespoon soy sauce and gently push out as much air as possible from the bag. Seal and allow eggs to marinate for one hour.
  2. Combine chicken (thinly sliced) with 1 tablespoon of soy sauce and allow to marinate for 30 to 60 minutes.
  3. While the chicken is marinating, peel the kohlrabi and cut or slice it with a "spiralizer", vegetable peeler, or mandolin to make long "noodles'" Set aside.
  4. Bring the chicken broth to a boil in a large soup pot. Add the crushed red pepper flakes, kohlrabi "noodles", and chicken. Simmer until tender, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in the basil leaves and scallions.
  6. Remove the eggs from the soy marinade and cut in half. Arrange an equal amount of kohlrabi noodles and chicken into four soup bowls, and carefully pour an equal amount of broth over top. Garnish 2 eggs (halved), sesame seeds, and 1/4 teaspoon of chili oil per bowl.

Purchase Ingredients

*Please note that we do get a small affiliate commission for any purchases of these products. These commissions allow us to keep the site free to everyone.

Leave a review or comment