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Thursday, May 10, 2012

Homemade Chicken Soup

I put this recipe up because my husband got sick and i figured i would share this recipe that i make when ever someone is sick.


  • 1 (3 pound) whole chicken
  • 4 carrots, halved
  • 4 stalks celery, halved
  • 1 large Onion, halved
  • water to cover
  • Salt and pepper to taste or any spices you like (thyme,rosemary,bay leafs)
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules (optional)
  • rice or noodles(optional)


  1. Put the chicken, carrots, celery and onion in a large soup pot and cover with cold water. Heat and simmer, uncovered, until the chicken meat falls off of the bones (skim off foam every so often).
  2. Take everything out of the pot. Strain the broth. Pick the meat off of the bones and chop the carrots, celery and onion. Season the broth with salt, pepper and chicken bouillon to taste, if desired. Return the chicken, carrots, celery and onion to the pot, stir together, and serve.

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