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A bowl of chicken soup, a comfort food for all seasons, especially winter.
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Winter warming chicken soup

This simple chicken soup is truly a warm-hugger comfort food, a homemade dish packed with many vitamins and protein. A true healer.
Course Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean, Ramona's Cuisine
Keyword chicken soup, comfort food, delicious soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 310kcal

Ingredients

  • 600 g chicken any part will work
  • 1 medium red pepper
  • 150 g butternut squash
  • 1 medium parsnip
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 large carrot
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 2-3 potatoes
  • parsley (to garnish)
  • 80 g pasta (homemade)
  • 2 tsp salt or 2 stock cubes
  • 1 indulgent pinch pepper freshly ground

Instructions

  • Place the washed meat with 1.5l water in a pot over high heat. Add 1/2 of the salt. When this is boiling keep an eye and collect all the foam that forms at the top of the water. Allow to boil for about 20 min covered.
  • Meanwhile, peel, wash and chop all vegetables.
  • Add all chopped veggies to the meat and boil covered for an extra 15-20 minutes.
  • In the last 3 minutes of boiling, add the pasta, allow 3 min to boil and turn the heat off. Allow the soup to rest covered for an extra 10 min before serving.
  • Chop some parsley and sprinkle over before eating.
  • Very simple, you see, I told you!

Notes

A close-up of a tasty and comforting chicken soup, in a white plate.
Bon Appétit! 

Nutrition

Calories: 310kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 1251mg | Potassium: 685mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 8115IU | Vitamin C: 58mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 2mg