Chicken Soup With Vegetables

Yum, chicken soup… is everything you need on a cold winter day. The variety of vegetables, cooked in the chicken broth is what makes this soup so hearty. If you have not made chicken soup from scratch, I highly recommend you to try this simple recipe.

 

chicken soup... is everything you need on a cold winter day. The variety of vegetables, cooked in the chicken broth is what makes this soup so hearty. If you have not made chicken soup from scratch, I highly recommend you to try this simple recipe.

 

 

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Ingredients: 

  •  2 chicken thighs
  • 4 chicken legs
  • 5 cups water- for boiling the chicken
  • 3-4 large carrots- sliced into 1/4-inch-thick rounds
  • 1 zucchini- cut into medium size pieces
  • 2 small tomatoes-  cut into medium size pieces
  • 1 large onion- sliced thinly
  • 1 large potato- medium size pieces
  • small bunch chopped parsley – about 1 cup
  • Any other vegetables you have around and want to add.
  • 1 tsp salt or to taste
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 tbsp long grain rice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Instructions: 

  1. Boil chicken in large pot with salt and cinnamon sticks until cooked (about 30 mins)
  2. Once chicken is cooked, remove with a slotted spoon and transfer to a cutting board.
  3. Remove and discard skin and bones.
  4. Chop or shred chicken into small pieces and set aside.
  5. Allow broth to continue simmering on medium heat.
  6. Add chopped carrots, potatoes, zucchini, onions, and tomatoes to simmering broth.
  7. Cook vegetables for 15 mins then add parsley and rice.
  8. Boil until vegetables are fully cooked for another 15 mins.
  9. Add  shredded chicken back to pot and gently stir in with vegetables.
  10. Add 1 tbsp olive oil and stir some more.
  11. Everyone likes their soup differently. Taste and adjust salt, if necessary.
  12. Remove from heat and serve.
  13. Serve with a toasted piece of bread if you like and enjoy! 🙂

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