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Chicken Soup I


"A good for you soup. This is great served on top of cooked noodles or rice. Garnish with fresh parsley."
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2 h 50 m servings 192 cals
Original recipe yields 9 servings (8 to 10 servings)


  • Calories:
  • 192 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 9.1 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.4g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 18.6 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 55 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 82 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Place chicken, parsnip, turnip, carrots, celery, leek, onion, parsley and dill in an 8 quart stock pot; cover with water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover, and simmer for 2 hours.
  2. Remove whole chicken from soup, tear meat from bone, and set meat aside. Discard chicken bones, parsley and dill. Remove vegetables from stock pot. Using a food processor, puree vegetables and return to stock pot, along with chicken. Salt and pepper to taste.

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  1. 38 Ratings

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This is basically the chicken soup I have been making for years and love. The vegetables and fresh herbs listed in the recipe are usually what is in supermarket "soup mix vegetables" packages h...

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When I tated the soup after following the recipe it was only 3 stars. After a bit of enhancement it was 5 star. I added a couple of teaspoons of chicken base and added soup pasta. The broth w...

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This is basically the chicken soup I have been making for years and love. The vegetables and fresh herbs listed in the recipe are usually what is in supermarket "soup mix vegetables" packages h...

We thought this was soooooo good! However, I didn't not use a food processer and left my veggies cut up instead, it was really great soup. Thanks for the recipe. The 2nd time I made it I took...

This is such a comforting, wholesome soup. Don't leave out thing. Very good flavor. It is also nice with a block of cream cheese added to richen it up a bit.

This was a very good soup. My bf had been craving chicken soup for a while. I think this hit the spot! I did add some homemade Amish egg noodles to make it more filling and it may not have to be...

My grandmother always made the best chicken soup. Whenever I made it, I couldn't quite get it right, it was always missing something...until I found this recipe. This is the best chicken soup!...

The taste of some of the vegetables, i.e. parsnip, turnip, overpowered the chicken flavor. It certainly tasted "healthy". I will probably make this only when I'm really sick with the cold/flu. I...

I came down with a horrible flue a little while ago as did my girlfriend. This was the favourite recipe for chicken soup i found here and was a huge hit - nursed us both back to health - lasted ...

The flavors in this soup are divine. We did this differently (partly by planning to, and partly by misreading the directions, me thinks...). Anyway, I cooked a whole chicken in water only (ove...

I make chicken soup at least every other week, but this is the first time I have ever used a whole chicken instead of breasts and the first time I have used turnips and leeks. I am now a whole ...