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.


    Rene Young 6 days 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 2 months 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 5 months 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 5 months ago
    Great!!!! Followed it to the letter. Served it with Jasmine rice.
    Ingrid De La Flor 7 months ago
    I added cilantro. Great staple soup for cold or sick days
    Angie 7 months ago
    It was delicious . I’m not a cook but this soup was so yummy my husband kept saying how delicious it tasted.
    Chris 9 months ago
    Awesome, easy recipe - tastes way better than store bought soup, and makes plenty for some leftovers through the week!
    Bobbi C. 10 months ago
    the best soup ever. Thanks so much for sharing. Definitely my go to from now on!😀
    Lisa-Gary Johnson 10 months ago
    it turned out great ! i am gonna keep making it ! Thanks !
    Hearn 10 months ago
    Cooked in the crock pot instead... needed more seasoning after the longer cook process. I made the noodles separately so they wouldn’t get soggy. Not a bad recipe for a simple soup! Very easy!
    Maya a year ago
    The time estimate is spot on. It tastes fantastic. The broth has a lot of flavor and it brings the soup together completely😆
    S P a year ago
    Delicious , would add more broth
    Lyz S a year ago
    Used less liquid to fit in pan, smells delicious!
    Cobi V. a year ago
    It’s definitely a classic chicken soup, but I added curry powder and a little vegetable bullion for a little extra flavour.
    Leticia Segelke a year ago
    Very good will be adding noodles next time
    Lindsay V. a year ago
    My first time making homemade chicken soup was a breeze thanks to this great recipe! I subbed the whole chicken for chicken breasts and thighs and still delicious!
    Penny S. a year ago
    I love this soup! This is my favorite recipe. It's simple, but tastes wonderful! The best recipe I've ever made.
    Sarah Salisbury a year ago
    This is just like the chicken soup my grandmother used to make. i added more garlic like she did. making it and eating it made me think of her.
    Janis Travis a year ago
    Very good! I added rice to it.
    Chef Left a year ago
    Came out Good !! I played w it a bit but solid recipe for great old school homemade chicken soup !!
    Nick a year ago
    Great soup! I made it as directed and loved it!
    Sandi Gaertner a year ago
    Thank you so much everyone. My grandmother would have loved to see how many love her soup recipe :-)
    Kirst a year ago
    Delicious!!! I definitely want to make this again. I love this app.
    Inkara a year ago
    The best chicken soup i ever made
    Heather a year ago
    Awesome!!!! I added turnip greens to mine.
    Bryan h. a year ago
    By far the best chicken soup our family has eaten! I'll never make it any other way!
    Senten a year ago
    Nice tasting soup!! All the family enjoyed it, will definitely make this again
    bix hutch a year ago
    this turned out great!
    Spina a year ago
    Good and very tasty best soup ever
    Beaux Davis a year ago
    The family enjoyed it. The wife even said it was the best soup she has ever had.