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..
1In 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.
2If 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.