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How To Make The Most Excellent Chicken Noodle And Vegetable Soup - Articles Surfing
Variations depend on taste preference and number of servings. Generally makes 6-8 cups. Below are general guidelines, feel free to make it your own!
The best thing about creating your own soup is the ingredient list can vary depending on what's in your cupboard. An easy diner to whip up in less than 30 minutes or simmer all day for added flavor, it's easy on the budget too.
Wash and cut into bite sized chunks the chicken, carrots, celery, and onion.
In a soup pot saut* garlic and onions until golden brown.
In another pot poach chicken pieces in chicken broth until cooked through. This reserves moisture and enhances the broth and the chicken.
Once onions and garlic are browned add celery, carrots, bay leaf(s), celery salt and pepper. Add one to two cups of broth to mixture, bring to a simmer.
Once chicken is cooked through add remaining broth and chicken to the soup pot. Simmer for at least 15 minutes but up to 4 hours. This can be done in a slow cooker too. Add remaining spices to taste.
* Add pasta noodles about 15 minutes prior to serving. Cook to a dente.
Serve up with a sprinkle of fresh grated cheese, fresh cilantro leaves or top with a toasted piece of thick bread or baguette.
Left Over Ideas!
Drain liquid and toss with additional cooked veggies, stir fry. Serve on top of rice boiled in chicken broth.
Add more noodles and toss with your favorite spaghetti sauce for a new pasta, chicken and veggie dish.
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