Grandpa's Garden Chicken Soup Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Grandpa's Garden Chicken Soup Recipe
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Grandpa's Garden Chicken Soup

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"Grandpa sends me veggies from his huge garden every year and I use 'em for this soup, which has been called 'the best soup I've ever eaten' by friends. It's pretty unstructured and can change to meet your personal tastes. It's basically a chicken veggie soup; it's the FRESH veggies that make it the best. I just throw stuff in until it looks and tastes the way I want it to. It's also GREAT if you're sick; I swear it'll cure what ails ya! YUM! The longer you SLOWLY cook the soup, the more flavorful it becomes. I often eat a bowl while it's simmering 'cause I can't wait."

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Put chicken pieces in a large stockpot; pour enough water over chicken to cover completely. Add onion, celery, bouillon cubes, basil, parsley, garlic, salt, and pepper to the pot; bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Cook at a simmer until the chicken is cooked through and tender, about 1 hour.
  2. Remove and discard celery chunks. Remove chicken to a cutting board to cool; cut as much meat as possible from the bones and chop roughly. Return chicken to stock.
  3. Stir potatoes, kohlrabi, carrots, and turnip into the soup; cook until the vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes. Add cabbage, corn, green beans, and tomato; cook until the green beans are tender, 7 to 10 minutes more.
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  • PREP 30 mins
  • COOK 1 hr 30 mins
  • READY IN 2 hrs
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Jan 26, 2013

Excellent recipe! Thank you for the healthy comfort recipe.

 
Mar 01, 2013

I LOVE a good kitchen-sink recipe. Because I don't agree with changing a recipe then rating it, I made it exactly as written. Great healthy soup that tasted wonderful. I'll be making this one again.

 

7 Ratings

Oct 14, 2012

The soup was very good but I did do a few things differently. I doubled the herbs, garlic and onion for more flavor as well as adding in other seasoning. I felt like the stock would have been bland without the extra. Great soup, will definitely be making this again!

 
Jul 19, 2014

It was great... your only limited by what's in your garden or kitchen

 
May 30, 2014

Wow. Just wow. I did not have kohlrabi, but otherwise followed the recipe as written. This was absolutely FANTASTIC!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 209 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 15.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 8.5 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 3.3 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 18.6 g
  • 37%
  • Sodium
  • 409 mg
  • 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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