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Chicken Noodle Soup

with Lots of Vegetables
Average: 4.4 (17 votes)
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Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup - This rich soup is packed with flavor

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Health Score:
9,6 / 10
1 hr 10 min.
ready in 2 h. 30 min.
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Nutritional values

No dish will get you back on your feet as quickly after an illness as chicken soup. It is easily digestible, with low-fat, high protein, and fiber. The ideal mix of poultry and vegetables has an anti-inflammatory effect and gives new strength.

Sprinkle the chicken soup with a handful of chopped parsley. The vitamins, minerals, and secondary plant substances contained in it will further enrich the soup.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie512 kcal(24 %)
Protein64 g(65 %)
Fat13 g(11 %)
Carbohydrates32 g(21 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage11.5 g(38 %)
Vitamin A0.8 mg(100 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E2 mg(17 %)
Vitamin B₁0.6 mg(60 %)
Vitamin B₂0.5 mg(45 %)
Niacin33.8 mg(282 %)
Vitamin B₆1.5 mg(107 %)
Folate61 μg(20 %)
Pantothenic acid2.8 mg(47 %)
Biotin7.1 μg(16 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.7 μg(23 %)
Vitamin C23 mg(24 %)
Potassium1,229 mg(31 %)
Calcium133 mg(13 %)
Magnesium133 mg(44 %)
Iron4.9 mg(33 %)
Iodine24 μg(12 %)
Zinc3.9 mg(49 %)
Saturated fatty acids3.7 g
Uric acid459 mg
Cholesterol175 mg
Development of this recipe:


1 whole chicken (3-4 lbs)
3 onions
2 bay leaves
12 black peppercorns
10 ounces Celery root
3 large carrots
1 small Leek
3 Parsnips
1 piece Hokkaido pumpkin (or Butternut Squash)
6 ounces Pasta
2 sprigs Celery
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Kitchen utensils

2 Pots (1 with lid), 1 Skillet, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Sieve, 1 Slotted spoon

Preparation steps

Chicken Noodle Soup preparation step 1

Rinse the chicken and place in a saucepan with about 3 quarts of water. Cover and bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer.

Chicken Noodle Soup preparation step 2

Skim off any foam from surface of broth with a slotted spoon.

Chicken Noodle Soup preparation step 3

Halve onions (do not peel) and cook, cut side down, in a dry hot pan over high heat until browned. 

Chicken Noodle Soup preparation step 4

Transfer onions to the pot, add bay leaves and peppercorns and season with salt. Simmer over low heat for 15 minutes, skimming foam if necessary.

Chicken Noodle Soup preparation step 5

Peel half of the celery root and half the carrots and coarsely chop. Rinse the leek, drain and coarsely chop half of leek.

Chicken Noodle Soup preparation step 6

Add prepared vegetables to the pot and cook over medium heat for 1 1/2 hours.

Chicken Noodle Soup preparation step 7

Peel remaining celery root and carrots along with the parsnips. Rinse pumpkin and wipe dry. Cut all remaining vegetables, including leek half, into 3/4-inch cubes.

Chicken Noodle Soup preparation step 8

Remove chicken from the pot, then remove and discard the skin. Pull the meat from the bone.

Chicken Noodle Soup preparation step 9

Cut the meat into 3/4-inch cubes and set aside.

Chicken Noodle Soup preparation step 10

Strain the chicken broth through a sieve into a second pot. Add the diced vegetables and cook over medium heat for 10-15 minutes. Cook the pasta in a pot of boiling salted water until al dente according to package instructions, drain, rinse briefly under running cold water and drain again. Add noodles and chicken to the soup and heat through. Season with salt and pepper. Rinse celery leaves, shake dry, and sprinkle over soup and serve.