Linda's Own Super Healing Chicken Soup

Linda Kauppinen


I make this soup during cold and flu season. It is a remake of regular chicken soup but also using vegetables that are very high in antioxidants that promote fast healing. It is a great tasting soup with tons of flavor.


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  • 1
    whole chicken - i prefer precooked skin on
  • 1 large
    onion - diced
  • 5 stalk(s)
    celery - thick slices
  • 2 - 3 clove
    garlic - minced
  • 1/2
    yellow bell pepper - diced fine
  • 3 c
    bok choy - fresh thinly sliced
  • 3 c
    spinach - fresh
  • 3 c
    fresh kale, chopped
  • 4 sprig(s)
    fresh cilantro - chopped
  • 6 sprig(s)
    fresh parsley - chopped
  • 1 c
    green cabbage - thinly sliced and chopped
  • 2 large
    bay leaves, dried
  • 1 Tbsp
    sage, dried and crushed between fingers
  • 1 tsp
    rosemary, dried, crushed between fingers
  • 1 Tbsp
    sea salt
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper or 4 whole peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp
    dill, dried, crushed between fingers
  • 2 pinch
    basil, dried, crushed between fingers
  • 1 pinch
    oregano, dried, crushed between fingers
  • 4 large
    carrots, fresh and sliced thick
  • 2 medium
    potatoes, cut into small cubes, skin on
  • 6 - 8
    baby portabella mushrooms, sliced

How to Make Linda's Own Super Healing Chicken Soup


  1. 1 Whole chicken, baked at 350 degrees until skin is browned lightly to remove the majority of fat from the skin.
  2. While chicken is baking in the oven, add all the other ingredients into a large stockpot, cover with water and turn the stove to simmer until the chicken is done baking. Do not bring to a boil.
  3. When Chicken is done baking, transfer the chicken into the stock pot. If you want to keep it all together, wrap it in cheese cloth first. If more water is needed, Add water to just cover the top of the chicken. Bring to a boil and simmer covered for 1 hour.
    Remove chicken from the pot, remove cheesecloth if used and then remove meat from the bones and add the meat back into the soup mix. You can either shred the chicken, which is what I do or you can wait till it cools down and cube it.
  4. If you like, you can add egg noodles or cooked rice to the soup as well. Enjoy!

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About Linda's Own Super Healing Chicken Soup

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups, Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: German
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom

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