George's Chicken Vegetable Soup

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Elsie Perrett
from Benson, AZ

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.

prep time 30 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top


  •   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

How To Make

  • 1
    Simmer chicken in a medium to large pot of water to which you have added 5 TBSP chicken soup base.
  • 2
    When chicken is done, remove from pot. Remove skin and bones and discard. Chop chicken into bite size pieces and return to pot.
  • 3
    Add 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.