Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Easy Chicken Noodle Soup

Woman in White Tops Eating Soup on Ceramic Bowl 

thepennygirls Frugal Chicken Noodle Soup

6-7 cups of water 

3-4 pounds of chicken thighs or drumsticks   

1/2 teaspoon white or black pepper  

1/2 teaspoon salt  

2 chopped onions (small)

2 chopped carrots  

3/4 cup of chopped celery 

1 bay leaf  

1 tablespoon of dried parsley   

2 to 3 cups of cooked pasta or noodles  

Add water to a large pot. Add chicken and cook for two hours, add water as needed. Remove pot from heat, allow to cool. Remove and discard the bones and skin. Drain the broth and meat into a large bowl with a colander or strainer, setting the meat aside.Thoroughly cleanse the pot you cooked the broth in. Add the broth, pepper, salt, onions, carrots, celery, bay leaf and dried parsley to the clean pot. Remove the chicken from the colander and cut into small pieces. Add chicken to the broth and cook for two hours. Add water as needed or desired. After two hours, add cooked pasta and cook for 15- 20 minutes.  Remove and discard the bay leaf. Serve hot.