Chicken Soup Video

This homemade chicken noodle soup is the ultimate comfort food when you have a cold. Sip this warm soup to clear the sinuses and act as a natural decongestant.

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 to 5 lb chicken pieces, skin removed
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 5 carrots, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp sage
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 can (28 oz) whole peeled tomatoes, optional
  • 2 qts water
  • 1 cup cooked yolk free whole wheat egg noodles

Directions

  1. In a 4-quart Dutch oven or stock pot heat oil over medium high heat until hot.
  2. Place chicken pieces in pot and sear each side for 1 minute. Add celery, onions, carrots, salt, pepper, garlic, sage, corn, tomatoes (if using) and water and bring to a boil. Cover; reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour and 45 minutes, or until meat falls off the bone.
  3. Remove soup from heat and let it rest for 15 minutes. Skim off and discard fat from soup. Remove chicken from pot. Cut meat from bones. Return meat to soup. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer uncovered, 10 to 15 minutes or until heated through.
  4. Add cooked noodles and stir.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Amount Per Serving

Calories
156
% Daily Value*
  • Total Fat
    3g
    5%
  • Saturated Fat
    0
    0%
  • Cholesterol
    61mg
    20%
  • Sodium
    379mg
    16%
  • Total Carbohydrate
    9g
    3%
  • Dietary Fiber
    2g
    8%
  • Sugars
  • Protein
    25g
    50%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.