George's Chicken Vegetable Soup

Elsie Perrett

By
@twiga13

George has been making this soup for years and it's usually different each time. This was an especially good batch, so I am sharing it.
We prefer dark chicken meat, but you can just as easily make this with chicken breasts.


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Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

3
chicken thighs with bones and skin
5 Tbsp
low sodium chicken soup base
2 c
shredded cabbage
5
carrots, peeled and sliced
3-5
potatoes, peeled and cut in bite size chunks
1
large onion, peeled and chopped
1 15 oz. can(s)
diced tomatoes, drained (you may also use undrained tomatoes, if you prefer)
1/2 tsp
tyme, dried
1/2 tsp
basil, dried
1/4 tsp
each, salt & pepper

Step-By-Step

1Simmer chicken in a medium to large pot of water to which you have added 5 TBSP chicken soup base.
2When chicken is done, remove from pot. Remove skin and bones and discard. Chop chicken into bite size pieces and return to pot.
3Add prepared vegetables and all seasonings to pot. If necessary, add more water so vegetables are covered. Simmer 20-30 minutes until tender. Taste and adjust seasonings, if necessary.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy