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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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    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.


    Rocky 17 hours ago
    This recipe is tasty and a favorite in my home. I always add more veggies, garlic and herbs than called for.
    Nancy Harward a month ago
    This is my go to for whenever someone is sick. Making it with the whole chicken just ups how good it is for you. It is one of my family's favorites of all times and the recipe is requested every time I make it. Every one of my kids that has moved out has requested the recipe!
    Amy Valadez a month ago
    Great, added instant rice and was great
    Sung Yun Lee a month ago
    AMAZING!!! I used rotisserie chicken instead a raw one. And bullion cube instead of broth. It came out so good that my picky husband and 2 year old LOVED IT!!!!
    Fr. Thomas Andrew 2 months ago
    Very, very, very good!!!
    Andrea 2 months ago
    This was delicious :) Very comforting and healthy. I went heavy with the herbs
    James N. 2 months ago
    This was a very easy recipe with stellar results!
    Keñ Paisner 3 months ago
    Great! As good as Mom's!
    Carmen 4 months ago
    It turned out well but I made a slight adjustment and added a packet of sazon(con cilantro y achote)
    Sharon 5 months ago
    I added peas & corn and replaced celery with Bak choy and replaced basil with parsley. Also used chicken broth instead of water. It was YUMMY!
    Melody J. 6 months ago
    All time favorite soup! Very easy to make and so delicious.
    James 6 months ago
    Turned out very good, was easy, I will certainly make it again.
    Haini 7 months ago
    It’s so good! My partner was not well. Decided to cook this and he had two helpings. He absolutely love it.
    Alisha Ruiss 10 months ago
    I had a previously roasted chicken already so I just used the bones from that and the above as the basis for my stock. I also had some dijon mustard chicken pieces that made it into the soup as well as some previously made rice. Delicious.
    Tanya a year ago
    This is a great, healthy EASY meal. A staple at our house
    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 a year ago
    The spices were pretty darn perfect
    Kim N a year ago
    Best chicken soup ever!
    Mo a year ago
    Super delish and perfect as is . Family couldn’t get enough
    Yang a year ago
    This was my first time cooking chicken soup in general and it turned out amazing!!
    Lynne Benn a year ago
    Amazing 🤗 added peppers
    Lisa Siemer 2 years ago
    Wonderful recipe! Thank you for this goodness.
    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 2 years ago
    tasted great! will definitely make again
    Denise 2 years 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. 2 years ago
    it was very good, i did tweak the recipe a little. and i addad dumplings to it.
    Siti Hajar 2 years ago
    Husband loved it and finished it all up! Will definitely be making again ❤
    Brittany Fowler 2 years 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 2 years ago
    Was delicious! Home cooking never felt better. My family loved it