Sick Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 15
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 158.4
  • Total Fat: 4.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 18.1 mg
  • Sodium: 160.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 10.1 g

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Best Soup to make on a cold rainy day, or if someone is feeling sick. Best Soup to make on a cold rainy day, or if someone is feeling sick.
Number of Servings: 15


    4-5 stalks Celery diced
    4-5 large Carrots diced
    5 large cloves garlic diced
    1 large onion diced
    Olive Oil
    Ginger root - about two inches diced
    Chicken Breasts - seasoned, salted
    Chicken Broth
    Penne Pasta


Add ΒΌ cup of olive oil to a big soup pot. Cook on medium-high the onion, ginger, garlic, and celery until soft (about 4 minutes).
Salt and pepper chicken and add whole chicken to pot. Brown all sides.
Cover with 1quart chicken stock and enough water to cover the chicken. Add the carrots and 2 bay leaves.
Bring soup to a boil then turn heat down to simmer. Cook until chicken is done (about 20 minutes).
When chicken is thoroughly cooked, remove the meat from the bones and put back into pot (works just as well with chicken breasts and saves you this step).
Add chopped parsley and cilantro.
Add red pepper flakes if you would like some spice.

The origional recipe does not call for the pasta. A lot of people find the ginger is too strong. I love ginger, but if its too strong for you, add the pasta and it will mellow out the taste of the ginger.

Number of Servings: 15

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user STEPLETON7.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    i make almost the same thing when im sick, but instead of ginger i use cayenne pepper to clear the sinuses, and boy does it work. i also add a small amout of some type of pasta so i dont get too hungry. - 6/6/09

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    My hubby has been sick this week and it has helped him feel much better. : ) - 7/18/09