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Tasty Chicken Noodle Soup
Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup Is So Delicious
Chicken Noodle Soup Really Is good for you.
Did you know that in some parts of the USA and the world that Chicken Noodle Soup is known as Jewish Penicillin. And while it really is not penicillin it does now appear after recent medical studies that Grandma and Mom were right when they told you to eat your Chicken Noodle Soup because it was good for you.
Health Studies show that Chicken Noodle Soup does indeed have some mild medicinal qualities and can help in curing the common cold and flu. One way it does this is by inhibiting inflammation of the cells in the nasal passage there by reducing some of the symptoms of the common cold.
So when Grandma and Mom told you to eat your Chicken Noodle Soup that it was good for you they were right. So what are you waiting on. Why not go make this recipe now for delicious Chicken Noodle Soup.
Tasty Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe
Its just like Grandma used to make. This chicken noodle soup is so delicious and so easy to make. So what are you waiting on. Read on and make this great tasting delicious Chicken Noodle Soup.
For Your Chicken Noodle Soup You Will Need
1. 1 Whole Chicken cut up and leave the skin on for flavor.
2. 6 Quarts Of Chicken Broth.
3. 3 Celery Ribs Very Thinly Sliced.
4. 3 Carrots Peeled And Cut Into Very Thin Slices.
5. 1 Large Purple Onion Chopped Very Fine.
6. 1 Teaspoon Ground Sage.
7. 1 Teaspoon Salt
8. 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper
9. 1 Teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
10. 1 Teaspoon Poultry Seasoning.
11. 1 16 Ounce Box Of Linguine Noodles.
12. One Cup Peeled And Fine Diced Sweet Potato.
To start making this soup place the chicken and seasonings into the stock pot and cover with chicken broth. Cook until you know that the chicken is done and remove stock pot from stove. Use a ladle or scoop to catch out all your pieces of chicken. Put to the side and allow to cool.
Now skim the foam off the top of the pot being sure to get all you can and discard. Place your vegetables in the pot now and cook until done on medium simmer about 1 hour until done.
Now when the chicken is done skin the chicken and discard the skin.. Cut or pull the chicken off the bone and cut into small pieces like in the above photo.Return the chicken to the pot. Be sure to remove all the skin and all the bones. The skin and the bones have now done their job by adding a lot of delicious flavor to your soup.
The addition of sweet potatoes to this soup just vastly improves the flavor of this chicken noodle soup over any other recipe you'll try. Plus sweet potatoes contain a lot of important vitamins and anti oxidants.
In the last 30 minutes before you get ready to serve add the noodles to the soup and cook stirring until noodles are done. Serve with fresh chopped parsley garnish.
Any left over soup can be frozen in quart freezer cartons to pull out on a day when you need a meal in a hurry. Quite often I'll go ahead and make several runs of this soup and freeze it to be used for a quick meal on a busy day.
Chicken Noodle Soup Really Is Great For Colds And Flu.
Chicken Noodle Soup Really Is Good For You
While its true that some foods are just naturally healthy because of their vitamin and minerals content chicken noodle soup is considered to have more beneficial effects than other foods. Recent studies by major universites have shown that you can get relief from the symptoms of the common cold or flu by eating chicken soup. Studies show that chicken noodle soup can reduce the inflammation in your nasal cells.
Since chicken noodle soup traditionally contains carrots which are rich in Vitamin A then the chicken noodle soup is really good for your eyes.
Do you know that a lot of doctors say you would be better off to eat hot chicken noodle soup than most over the counter cold medicienes. It is said that the chicken noodle soup will give you more relief.
Was Grandma Right About The Chicken Noodle Soup?
It would appear that she was. It is the combination of the hot soup, the vegetables it contains along with their important vitamins and minerals that makes the soup work. The carrots in chicken noodle soup contain beta carotene. Once it is converted by your body into Vitamin A , it enhances the ability of the bodies white blood cells to fight off infections in the body.
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