Mama’s Snow Day Chicken Soup

Mama’s Snow Day Chicken Soup

– Whole organic chicken
– 2 medium onions
– 5 cloves of garlic (large), diced
– 4-6 medium carrots chopped
– 4-6 stalks of celery
– 4 small yellow beets, without skin, cubed
– 1 package of shiitakes, diced
– 1 package of organic corn
– 2 cups cooked organic white beans
– ½ bunch of cilantro
– ½ bunch of parsley
– 2 cups of diced tomatoes or cans of organic
– 2+T of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
– 10-12 cups of filtered water
– 1+T ACV
– 2 stock pots or 1 stockpot and 1 pasta pot
– 2T dried thyme, 2T oregano, 2T cumin
– 2T of sea salt (to start), 2T fresh cracked pepper
– 2 Bay leaves


Chicken & Broth:

– Whole organic pastured chicken rinsed and put in pasta pot (pot with strainer built in) or a stock pot, which then would need to be drained
– Fill pot with filtered water to cover chicken, but not too high if boiling in pasta pot, since it will boil over and make a mess.
– Include all scrapes i.e.: bottoms & tops of celery, carrots, etc.
– 1T each of: oregano, thyme, cumin, sea salt, pepper & ACV
– 2 Bay leaves
– Bring to a rolling boil for 20 minutes, and lower for another 40 minutes
– Strain broth
– Remove chicken and carve into small pieces
– Add chicken and broth to stockpot below
– Discard scraps, or continue to cook bones for more broth by adding water, herbs & ACV


Bringing the Soup together:

– Add EVOO to bottom of separate stockpot.
– Add in onion & garlic for a few minutes on medium.
– 1T each of: oregano, thyme, cumin, sea salt, pepper
– Then add a few ladles of the stained broth in the corresponding pot to slow down the cooking.
– Add: carrots, celery, beets and let cook for 30-40 minutes
– Add tomatoes and/or tomato sauce
– Add: shiitakes, corn, white beans, cilantro & parsley
– Let cook another 10-15 minutes, and serve


Made with love by Ann Marie, Enjoy!

Ann Marie DeGregoria, Holistic Health Coach
Balanced 4 Life Nutrition



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