CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP

1
Teresa G

By
@GrannyGravymaker

Chicken soup (aka Jewish penicillin) is one of those foods that is enjoyed by almost every culture. This is my recipe for a delicious, warm, comforting soup that really does make me feel better.

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Serves:
8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2-3 qt
    homemade chicken broth/stock (commercially canned will work, but not as tasty)
  • 1 large
    sweet onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2-3 medium
    carrots, sliced approximately 1/4" thick
  • 2 stalk(s)
    celery, sliced or coarse chopped
  • 1 clove
    fresh garlic, finely minced
  • 1 tsp
    chopped fresh thyme
  • 3
    bay leaves, fresh or dry
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped fresh flat leaf italian parsley
  • 1/8 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper (more or less, to taste)
  • 1 pinch
    dried sage
  • 1 dash(es)
    hot sauce (optional)
  • 1 pinch
    cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 pinch
    turmeric, ground
  • 1/2 tsp
    sea salt (more or less, to taste)
  • 8-10 oz
    wide noodles, uncooked (or your favorite)
  • 2-3 c
    cooked chicken, shredded and roughly chopped
  • ·
    extra parsley or chives for garnish (optional)

How to Make CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP

Step-by-Step

  1. Add all ingredients, except noodles, chicken and garnish, to a large stockpot or dutch oven and bring to boil. (For slow cooker see NOTE.)
  2. Lower heat to low-boil or simmer and cook until carrots are tender.
  3. Remove and discard bay leaves.
  4. Add extra broth or water, if needed, return to full boil and add noodles.
  5. After it, again, comes to a boil, lower heat to medium and cook for 9 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Add chicken and simmer 2 minutes or so; taste and add extra seasoning, if needed.
  7. Serve garnished with fresh parsley or chives, if desired. Refrigerate or freeze leftovers.
  8. NOTE: To make in a slow cooker, add all ingredients except noodles, cooked chicken and garnish. Cook on low setting for 6-8 hours or on high for 4-5 hours. Cook noodles according to package instructions, drain noodles and then add to slow cooker. Add chicken, cover cooker and allow chicken to heat thoroughly (about 10-15 minutes) before serving. Good add-ins include mushrooms, squash, peas, white beans, kale etc...

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About CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Low Fat, Dairy Free, Soy Free
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy, Heirloom




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