How to Make Homemade Chicken Soup - Quick & Easy!

My Sicilian grandmother used to make this chicken soup all the time. Here I make it from leftovers or just boil pieces of chicken, remove the meat from the bone and follow the recipe as laid out here.

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How to Make Homemade Chicken Soup - Quick & Easy! Recipe
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I made Saleh Al-derazi's great recipe for Rosemary and Garlic Lemon Chicken (see his guide for that). While making this,  I boiled the neck in water to use later as a broth to make chicken soup.

I made Saleh Al-derazi's great recipe for Rosemary and Garlic Lemon Chicken (see his guide for that). While making this, I boiled the neck in water to use later as a broth to make chicken soup.

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I also had a couple pieces of chicken left over from the meal so I removed the meat from the bone and tossed those into the broth too. You can freeze or refrigerate this for later.

I also had a couple pieces of chicken left over from the meal so I removed the meat from the bone and tossed those into the broth too. You can freeze or refrigerate this for later.

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I took my broth with chicken chunks out of the refrigerator the next day and then added vegetables. Like carrots...

I took my broth with chicken chunks out of the refrigerator the next day and then added vegetables. Like carrots...

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...and onions...

...and onions...

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...and green beans. I would have also added celery but I didn't have any. You can also add tomatoes, mushrooms or any other vegetables you have on hand.

...and green beans. I would have also added celery but I didn't have any. You can also add tomatoes, mushrooms or any other vegetables you have on hand.

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I did have half of a leftover baked potato so I threw that in too.

I did have half of a leftover baked potato so I threw that in too.

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Stir the vegetables in and simmer.

Stir the vegetables in and simmer.

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Add salt to taste...

Add salt to taste...

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...And black pepper...

...And black pepper...

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...and parsley - dry or chopped up fresh parsley.

...and parsley - dry or chopped up fresh parsley.

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Add pasta or macaroni - use whatever you have in your pantry or whatever is your favorite. Here I'm using elbow macaroni. Sometimes I use egg noodles.

Add pasta or macaroni - use whatever you have in your pantry or whatever is your favorite. Here I'm using elbow macaroni. Sometimes I use egg noodles.

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Boil until vegetables are tender and macaroni or pasta is done. If it gets too thick, you can just add a bit more water.

Boil until vegetables are tender and macaroni or pasta is done. If it gets too thick, you can just add a bit more water.

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Serve and top with grated parmesan cheese...

Serve and top with grated parmesan cheese...

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...and freshly ground pepper. That's it! Quick, easy, delicious and reputed to cure anything. Great for lunch or dinner. And way better tasting & better for you than canned soup. Enjoy!

...and freshly ground pepper. That's it! Quick, easy, delicious and reputed to cure anything. Great for lunch or dinner. And way better tasting & better for you than canned soup. Enjoy!

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