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Grandma's Homemade Chicken Soup

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Grandma's Homemade Chicken Soup

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  • 1 whole chicken
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 onion (large, chopped)
  • 5 carrots (chopped)
  • 3 celery stalks (chopped)
  • 2 tsp. basil
  • 2 tsp. thyme
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 qt. chicken broth low sodium
  • 4 cups water
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    Calories250Calories from Fat60
    Total Fat7g11%
    Saturated Fat2g10%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat60
    Total Carbohydrate7g2%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A130%
    Vitamin C8%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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    Chriz Godwin 4 months ago
    Yums thanks for the simple yet hearty meal
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    Tyler Willis 7 months ago
    This came out very nice. I cooked as directed but with fresh basil & thyme. After 2 years of takeout my body needed something wholesome like this. If I were remaking I would have chopped my veggies a little thicker. the two hour cook time really breaks them down a bit
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    Mary Mitchell 7 months ago
    I cheated a little...bought rotisserie chickens (garlic pepper flavored), they were delicious! Doubled the veggies. Added dumplings before serving. So, so good!
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    Mary White 7 months ago
    This soup has become my new go to. It is so easy. I end up with more chicken than I can use in this soup so it gets incorporated into another meal.
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    Marley 8 months ago
    Delicious! Perfect thing for a cold — enough protein to maintain while sick and easy to eat!
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    david K 8 months ago
    Five Stars without a doubt, absolutely fantastic, best i've had in many years. I used Chicken stock instead of water. I think if I have enough of this soup I will never get sick again. ! Great Job
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    DeseréJVR 8 months ago
    Used cooked Chicken added a little bit more spices and it's delicious
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    Rocky 10 months ago
    This recipe is tasty and a favorite in my home. I always add more veggies, garlic and herbs than called for.
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    Nancy Harward a year ago
    This is my go to for whenever someone is sick. Making it with the whole chicken just ups how good it is for you. It is one of my family's favorites of all times and the recipe is requested every time I make it. Every one of my kids that has moved out has requested the recipe!
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    Amy Valadez a year ago
    Great, added instant rice and was great
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    Sung Yun Lee a year ago
    AMAZING!!! I used rotisserie chicken instead a raw one. And bullion cube instead of broth. It came out so good that my picky husband and 2 year old LOVED IT!!!!
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    Very, very, very good!!!
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    Andrea a year ago
    This was delicious :) Very comforting and healthy. I went heavy with the herbs
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    James N. a year ago
    This was a very easy recipe with stellar results!
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    Keñ Paisner a year ago
    Great! As good as Mom's!
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    Carmen a year ago
    It turned out well but I made a slight adjustment and added a packet of sazon(con cilantro y achote)
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    Sharon a year ago
    I added peas & corn and replaced celery with Bak choy and replaced basil with parsley. Also used chicken broth instead of water. It was YUMMY!
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    Melody Jimenez a year ago
    All time favorite soup! Very easy to make and so delicious.
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    James a year ago
    Turned out very good, was easy, I will certainly make it again.
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    Haini a year ago
    It’s so good! My partner was not well. Decided to cook this and he had two helpings. He absolutely love it.
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    Alisha Ruiss 2 years ago
    I had a previously roasted chicken already so I just used the bones from that and the above as the basis for my stock. I also had some dijon mustard chicken pieces that made it into the soup as well as some previously made rice. Delicious.
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    Tanya 2 years ago
    This is a great, healthy EASY meal. A staple at our house
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    Delicious. Will make this again. Wouldn't change a thing.
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    La-Tanya Alexander 2 years ago
    Excellent!!! Simply and delicious I made a couple of substitutions but so good
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    Tatiana Mexia 2 years ago
    The spices were pretty darn perfect
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    Kim N 2 years ago
    Best chicken soup ever!
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    Mo 2 years ago
    Super delish and perfect as is . Family couldn’t get enough
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    Yang 2 years ago
    This was my first time cooking chicken soup in general and it turned out amazing!!
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    Lynne Benn 2 years ago
    Amazing 🤗 added peppers
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    Lisa Siemer 2 years ago
    Wonderful recipe! Thank you for this goodness.