BBQ Chicken-Mom's Soup

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Beth M.

By
@BakinTime

Mother's Day was celebrated at my son and daughter-in-law's home, where we had a great cookout. There was so much food that even eleven people could not put a dent in it! So leftovers were shared with everyone, and you can tell I just got creative with the BBQ chicken I brought home.
I almost called it "Everything but the kitchen sink soup" but I did a search and found there were other recipes with that name.
I learned from my mother to use-up what is available, and it turns out delicious too!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6-10
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

4
pieces of bbq'd chicken, with bone in
5 c
water
2
carrots, sliced
1 c
cabbage, chopped
1
medium summer squash, cut up
1
rib of celery diced, or a small amount of leaves
1 tsp
salt
1 c
tomato sauce,
1/2 tsp
italian seasoning
1 1/2 c
medium size shell pasta, uncooked

How to Make BBQ Chicken-Mom's Soup

Step-by-Step

  • 1Using a large soup pot, place BBQ'd chicken in it, and add five cups cold water. Bring to a boil, and add sliced vegetables, cover and lower the heat, cooking about thirty minutes.
  • 2Remove the pieces of chicken and cut away the meat from the bones, and replace the meat into the pot.
  • 3Add pasta and salt, bring to a boil and simmer uncovered about fifteen minutes more.
  • 4Add the tomato sauce, and Italian seasoning, and if you wish sample and add salt/pepper to taste.

    Other veggies I'd add in the future might include: zucchini and/or green beans.

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About BBQ Chicken-Mom's Soup

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