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How to make Homemade Chicken Vegetable Soup

Chicken Vegetable Soup

Chicken Vegetable Soup, made with homemade chicken broth and loaded with healthy veggies, is not only a delicious and satisfying meal, but it's nutritious. What's better when you're not feeling well than a homemade chicken soup? Feed your body and soul with this nourishing and comforting bowl of healthy soup!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Servings 12 servings
Calories 94

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 medium onion (diced)
  • 2 stalks celery (diced)
  • 2 carrots (peeled and diced)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 green bell pepper (seeds and stem removed, diced)
  • 1 zucchini (diced)
  • 4 cups baby kale
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups cooked and shredded chicken
  • generous amounts of salt and pepper

Instructions

  • In large stock pot or dutch oven, melt the butter. Add onion, celery, and carrot. Saute veggies, stirring occasionally, until lightly brown and fragrant. Add garlic, bell pepper, and zucchini. Stir and cook for another couple of minutes. 
  • Add kale, chicken broth, and chicken. Bring soup to a simmer. Add salt and pepper, to taste.

Notes

Makes 3 quarts.
Soup freezes well and should always be kept on hand for when someone is sick. It's the best cure, especially when made with homemade chicken broth!

Nutrition

Calories: 94kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 621mg | Potassium: 411mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 4075IU | Vitamin C: 50.5mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 1.1mg