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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 teaspoons basil
  • 2 teaspoons thyme
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 quart chicken broth low sodium
  • 4 cups water
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium34% DV810mg
    Fat11% DV7g
    Protein80% DV41g
    Carbs2% DV7g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    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.


    Delicious. Will make this again. Wouldn't change a thing.
    Excellent!!! Simply and delicious I made a couple of substitutions but so good
    Tatiana Mexia 18 days ago
    The spices were pretty darn perfect
    Kim N 22 days ago
    Best chicken soup ever!
    Mo 3 months ago
    Super delish and perfect as is . Family couldn’t get enough
    Yang 3 months ago
    This was my first time cooking chicken soup in general and it turned out amazing!!
    Lynne Benn 6 months ago
    Amazing 🤗 added peppers
    Lisa Siemer 7 months ago
    Wonderful recipe! Thank you for this goodness.
    Valerie DiBenedetto 8 months ago
    Absolutely delicious. I used all chicken broth instead of adding water and I used fresh basil. I added cauliflower rice at the end. It was very flavorful and an excellent comfort meal on a rainy day!
    Klarizza Panaligan 9 months ago
    tasted great! will definitely make again
    Denise 9 months ago
    I didn't care for this recipe at all. I have cooked better chicken soup. I thought the spices were overpowering and too much chicken for my liking.
    Carmen N. 9 months ago
    it was very good, i did tweak the recipe a little. and i addad dumplings to it.
    Siti Hajar 10 months ago
    Husband loved it and finished it all up! Will definitely be making again ❤
    Brittany Fowler 10 months ago
    Tastes amazing! I felt like I was cooking the way we are meant to by using the WHOLE bird, after the two hours the meat fell off the bone! I just picked them all out pretty easily, just took a little more time. I added corn and a little extra spice like garlic and onion salts and powders. Also made a side of brown rice with chicken stock which I added in the bowl when I served it. REALLY GOOD!
    Suzanne Oostdyk 10 months ago
    Was delicious! Home cooking never felt better. My family loved it
    Deanna Krolowitz a year ago
    Amazing! Totally worth the extra effort & wait time.
    S a year ago
    I don’t like mushy vegetables... a texture thing for me. I put vegetables in large pieces while the chicken cooked in broth for the flavor. When I took the chicken out to take it off the bone, I also took out the veggies and discarded them. I added shredded carrots and celery when I put chicken back into pot. Let it cook 15-20 min. When I added parsley at the end I also added green onion tops. I also added a little chicken soup base (similar to bouillon but more of a paste).
    Edia a year ago
    Yummy, yummy 😋 My husband was sick and it was just perfect for the day!!
    Joany Polus a year ago
    Bone broth is key! Perfect wintertime remedy!
    Maranatha a year ago
    Overall good but to me the basil gave it a strange flavor. I've never had basil in chicken soup (maybe other people are used to it) so if you omit the basil it's good.
    Maranatha a year ago
    Overall good but to me the basil gave it a strange flavor. I've never had basil in chicken soup (maybe other people are used to it) so if you omit the basil it's good.
    Rene Young a year ago
    This was amazing. The best chicken soup I’ve ever made or had. So simple and easy too. My mother loved it.
    Joe Merlino a year ago
    Soup was awesome. When I make my chicken soup I wrap my chicken lightly and cheese cloth and tie it so when I pull it out of the pot I get no bones in the soup.
    erika a year ago
    it turned out fantastic! i added white potato's and used baby carrots. Next time i will add even more veggies such as zucchini :)
    John Ocasio a year ago
    Great!!!! Followed it to the letter. Served it with Jasmine rice.
    Ingrid De La Flor 2 years ago
    I added cilantro. Great staple soup for cold or sick days
    Angie 2 years ago
    It was delicious . I’m not a cook but this soup was so yummy my husband kept saying how delicious it tasted.
    Chris 2 years ago
    Awesome, easy recipe - tastes way better than store bought soup, and makes plenty for some leftovers through the week!
    Bobbi C. 2 years ago
    the best soup ever. Thanks so much for sharing. Definitely my go to from now on!😀
    Lisa-Gary Johnson 2 years ago
    it turned out great ! i am gonna keep making it ! Thanks !