Homemade Spicy Chicken Vegetable Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 115.3
  • Total Fat: 3.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 32.0 mg
  • Sodium: 708.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 10.9 g

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Great for colds. Spicy, fragrant, full of natural goodness. Great for colds. Spicy, fragrant, full of natural goodness.
Number of Servings: 8


    1 whole 3 lb chicken, giblets removed
    10 c. water
    6 large stalks celery, chopped
    8 med. carrots with greens, chopped
    1 large onion, chopped
    4 cloves garlic
    1-3 good sized fresh jalapenos
    3 medium ripe tomatoes, blanched, skin removed, then crushed (or 1 15 oz can crushed tomatoes)
    2 tsp salt
    black pepper
    sage, thyme


Heat large soup pot/saucepan over medium heat.
Cut chicken ln half, length-wise, place cut side down in large saucepan/soup pot. Cook 4-5 minutes. Add water, salt, 2 stalks of celery, 2 carrots,, garlic, approx. 1/3 of the onion, and 1 jalapeno, split lengthwise. Cover and cook over medium low about 90 minutes, or until the chicken is falling off the bones.
Remove from heat, remove skin and bones from chicken. Remove cooked veggies from broth
Pull chicken meat into chunks.
Return chicken meat to broth. Add remaining vegetables, tomaotes , remaining jalapenos, and spices.
Simmer an additional 1-2 hours.
Serve. 2 c. equal 1 serving

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KEEYAHWE.

TAGS:  Poultry | Soup | Poultry Soup |