Souper Chicken Soup

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

I'm sure you already have your favorite chicken soup recipe- if you like give this hearty soup a try...filled with veggies and chicken pieces..this soup like most soups can be adjusted to your preference in vegetables and pastas, broken spaghetti, orzo, fresh home made noodles, dumplings,rice, etc...I hope you get a chance to try it soon..


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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 tsp
olive oil
1/2 c
chopped onion
1 stalk(s)
celery, diced
1 1/2 c
shredded carrots
3 clove
garlic,minced
1/4 tsp
thyme
1 tsp
tarragon
1 1/2 tsp
grated lemon rind
1/4 tsp
each of salt and pepper
8 c
chicken broth
1/4 c
fresh lemon juice
2 c
rotisserie chicken,diced
1 medium
bay leaf, dried
3 Tbsp
chicken soup base granules
2 tsp
parsley flakes
1 dash(es)
cinnamon, optional
1 large
lemon thinly sliced, for garnish

#1 OPTION ADDS: ADD ONE ITEM

5 oz
orzo pasta,uncooked
1 c
broken spaghetti
1 c
cooked rice
1 c
favorite pasta, uncooked

# 2 OPTION ADDS: ADD ONE OR ALL

1/2 c
romano cheese, grated
4 large
egg yolks
1/4 c
butter and 1/4 cup flour (to make a rue)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large Dutch oven heat the oil. add the next 8 items; sauté over medium heat until vegetables begin to soften.Add the chicken broth, soup granules and chicken. Bring to a boil.Just before serving add parsley and cinnamon.Remove bay leaf.Place lemon slice on each serving.
2
If using option #2- Blend the butter and flour together. Then gradually add it to the soup mixture. Simmer 10 minutes more, stirring frequently. Beat the egg yolks until light color. Gradually add some of the hot soup to the yolks stirring constantly.Add Romano cheese to mixture then return all the mixture to the soup pot and heat through .If you like add one of the items from option #1 and simmer until cooked through. Just before serving add parsley and cinnamon and remove bay leaf. Place lemon slice on each serving.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Greek