Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Spinach and Chicken Soup

Chicken soup is good for the soul. This one is pretty basic with the addition of garlic, spinach and extra seasoning. Good to cure any cough or cold! There are so many variations of chicken soup, what's yours?


1 Tablespoon Butter
1 teaspoon Olive Oil
1 cup Chopped Celery
½ cups Chopped Carrots
½ cups Chopped Onion
3 cloves Smashed Chopped Garlic
1 teaspoon Salt
½ teaspoons Black Pepper
1 Tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning
4 cups Cooked, Shredded Chicken
3 quarts Low Sodium Chicken Stock
2  Bay Leaves
1 package 8oz Frozen Chopped Spinach, Defrosted And Drained
1 box 16oz Any Small Pasta, Cooked

Preparation Instructions

In a large stock pot heat butter and olive oil over medium heat. Saute celery, carrots, onion and garlic until they all have somewhat broken down. About 8 minutes. Season with the Old Bay, Salt and Pepper. Add the chicken, spinach and bay leaves, Add the stock one quart at a time. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to a low simmer and continue cooking for about 1 hour. Serve over pasta.

1 comment :

  1. Basic soup or not...this looks delicious! Thanks for posting!