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Chicken Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy chicken soup recipe? Learn how to make chicken soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kosherbeef

Makes 16 servings



made from scratch. 1 servings is equal to 1 cup of soup.

Recipe Ingredients for chicken soup

4 pounds chicken breast, cleaned
5 carrots, peeled and cut into long strips
2 celery stalks, cut into long strips
1/3 cup parsnips
2 onions, peeled and stored
1/2 cup zucchini, peeled
1/2 leek
1/2 cup celery
4 cloves garlic, peeled
1/4 cup dill
3 tablespoons salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper

Recipe Directions for chicken soup

  1. Fill an 8-quart pot half way with water. Add the chicken pieces and bring to a rapid boil.

  2. Place the herbs in a cheesecloth pouch and tie with a knot. Skim the water and add all the vegetables and herbs. Bring to a second boil, then simmer covered for 2 hours on a very low flame. Remove the vegetables, the herb pouch, the chicken and skim. For a clear broth, pour the soup through a larger mesh strainer.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 166.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
209
Calories from Fat
37
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.1g
6%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
96mg
32%
Sodium
1413mg
59%
Potassium
440mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
5.0g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1.2g
5%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
35.8g
Vitamin A 49% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 5% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • Very high in sodium
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