George's Chicken Vegetable Soup

Elsie Perrett


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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30 Min
25 Min
Stove Top


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chicken thighs with bones and skin
5 Tbsp
low sodium chicken soup base
2 c
shredded cabbage
carrots, peeled and sliced
potatoes, peeled and cut in bite size chunks
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

How to Make George's Chicken Vegetable Soup


  • 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.

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About George's Chicken Vegetable Soup

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

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