bonnie’s sympathy soup

a recipe by
BonniE !
Cottonwood, CA

No matter what is going on in your life, a big steaming bowl of this Sympathy Soup is guaranteed to make it seem so much better. It is truly a Soup for the Soul. This is one of our Fall Favorites. Make a pot for someone you love. I am happy to share this recipe with my Justapinch friends. Enjoy! ~Bonnie

serves 6 to 8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For bonnie’s sympathy soup

  • 1 large raw chicken breast, chopped and sauteed
  • 2 ribs of celery, diced
  • 4 carrots, thin sliced
  • 1/2 head small tight cabbage, knife cut into small shreds
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 large cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 potatoes, peeled, large dice
  • 1/2 cup corn, frozen or fresh
  • four 14.5 ounce cans swanson's vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon organic flour
  • 2 teaspoons dried leaf marjoram
  • kosher salt and coarse ground black pepper to taste

How To Make bonnie’s sympathy soup

  • Veggies and chicken
    Heat a skillet over medium high heat with 2 tablespoons olive oil. Saute the chopped chicken until lightly brown, then turn the heat to medium and add the onion, carrots, celery, cabbage, and garlic and cook for about 4 minutes.
  • Sympathy Soup
    Sprinkle the flour and paprika over the mixture in the pan and stir to mix it in, and then add about a cup of the vegetable broth, smooth stir so there are no lumps, and then add the rest of the broth, a little at a time, stirring frequently. Turn heat to medium high. Bring to a boil. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and simmer on low 30 minutes.
  • Sympathy Soup for the Soul!
    Add the diced potatoes, corn, and marjoram. Cover and simmer for 20 or 30 minutes on low until the potatoes are tender but still firm. Enjoy!