Lunch | Dinner

Soothing Ginger Turmeric Chicken Soup

  • 15 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 20 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 4


  • 146


  • 8g


  • 20g


  • 12g




  • 1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Clove Garlic, thinly sliced
  • ¼ Tsp Turmeric
  • 1 Tsp Ginger Paste
  • 6 Cups Reduced-Sodium Chicken Broth
  • 1 Large Handful (3oz) Angel Hair Pasta, broken in half
  • 1 Cup Rotisserie Chicken, shredded
  • Half a Lemon, juiced
  • Green Onions, thinly sliced for topping
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • GGluten:

    Replace the regular pasta with a gluten-free version.


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Sauté Spices In a stock pot, sauté garlic, turmeric and ginger in olive oil until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

  • 3.

    Add Chicken Stock & Pasta Add the chicken stock and bring to a simmer, about 10 minutes. Add the pasta and cook one minute less than the package instructions.

  • 4.

    Add Chicken Add the chicken and heat through, about 1 minute.

  • 5.

    Add Lemon Juice & Serve Remove the pot from heat. Stir in lemon juice. Serve with thinly sliced green onions, and salt and pepper to taste if desired.

  • 6.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe adapted from

Nourishment Notes


Turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory spice. A compound found in turmeric, curcumin, has been shown to reduce inflammation. When paired with ground pepper, the absorption of curcumin increases.


Ginger is loaded with powerful antioxidants and may help to lower the inflammation associated with asthma.


Chicken is a lean source of protein and may provide your body with the building blocks it needs to build healthy cells.

Breathe Better Food Tip

  • Sit While Chopping

    Bring your chopping and cutting projects for this recipe to the kitchen table and sit while you prepare the food to help preserve energy.

  • Eat Smaller Meals

    Many people feel short of breath when their stomach is full. Try eating smaller, frequent meals to help stay comfortable.

  • Use Prepared Food

    Using prepared food, such as shredded rotisserie chicken, helps to save both time and energy in the kitchen.

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