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Rich Chicken Soup

with Matzo Balls and Vegetables
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Rich Chicken Soup

Rich Chicken Soup - Delicious chicken soup for the whole family—without the noodles

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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr 10 min.
Preparation
ready in 2 h. 30 min.
Ready in
Calories:
460
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie460 kcal(22 %)
Protein29 g(30 %)
Fat25 g(22 %)
Carbohydrates28 g(19 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage8.5 g(28 %)
Vitamin A1.7 mg(213 %)
Vitamin D2.3 μg(12 %)
Vitamin E6.2 mg(52 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.4 mg(36 %)
Niacin13.7 mg(114 %)
Vitamin B₆0.6 mg(43 %)
Folate79 μg(26 %)
Pantothenic acid2.1 mg(35 %)
Biotin21.2 μg(47 %)
Vitamin B₁₂1.4 μg(47 %)
Vitamin C16 mg(17 %)
Potassium699 mg(17 %)
Calcium166 mg(17 %)
Magnesium61 mg(20 %)
Iron4.8 mg(32 %)
Iodine26 μg(13 %)
Zinc2.6 mg(33 %)
Saturated fatty acids7.4 g
Uric acid187 mg
Cholesterol280 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
8
Matzo (about 120 grams)
3 ounces
3 sprigs
4
2
small Chicken breasts (about 250 grams)
1 ¼ quarts
4
Carrots (400 grams)
1 piece
Celery root (approximately 175 grams)
2
Parsnips (approximately 175 grams)
½ bunch
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

2 Pots, 1 Bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Fine-mesh sieve, 1 Slotted spoon, 1 Lid, 1 Food processor

Preparation steps

1.
Rich Chicken Soup preparation step 1

Finely grind matzos in a food processor.

2.
Rich Chicken Soup preparation step 2

Melt margarine in a pot over low heat and let cool slightly. Rinse parsley, shake dry and chop leaves.

3.
Rich Chicken Soup preparation step 3

In a large bowl, combine ground matzo, margarine, eggs and parsley. Season with salt and pepper and mix thoroughly. Chill at least 1 hour, and preferably up to 4 hours.

4.
Rich Chicken Soup preparation step 4

With a tablespoon, measure out 16 equal portions of the matzo mixture.

5.
Rich Chicken Soup preparation step 5

With wet hands, form matzo mixture into balls. Drop directly into a pot of boiling salted water. Cover and simmer over low heat (just under the boiling point) until balls have cooked through, about 35 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain. (The dumplings can then be refrigerated in an airtight container up to overnight.)

6.
Rich Chicken Soup preparation step 6

Meanwhile, rinse chicken breast. Pour chicken broth in a pot, bring to a boil and add chicken breast. Skim off any foam that rises to the top, and cook for 10 minutes.

7.
Rich Chicken Soup preparation step 7

Remove chicken and let cool. Cut into 2-cm (approximately 3/4-inch) cubes.

8.
Rich Chicken Soup preparation step 8

Rinse and peel carrots, celery root and parsnips. Cut into 1-cm (approximately 1/8-inch) cubes.

9.
Rich Chicken Soup preparation step 9

Strain soup through a fine-mesh sieve into a second pot. Add vegetables, bring to a boil and cook over medium heat for 15 minutes.

10.
Rich Chicken Soup preparation step 10

Add cooked matzo balls and cook until heated through, another 6-7 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

11.
Rich Chicken Soup preparation step 11

Add chicken and simmer until heated through. Rinse chives, shake dry, and mince. Serve soup sprinkled with chives.