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Old Country Chicken Soup

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 2 hour 45 minutes Total: 3 hours Total Servings: 8


  • 1 whole chicken
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 parsnips, peeled and diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 3 large carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 8 cups water
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat a large soup pot over high heat.  
  2. Put the whole chicken in the pot, and cover with water.  Bring to a boil.  Skim the foam off the top.
  3. Add diced veggies and bay leaf.  
  4. Add 1 tsp salt.
  5. Reduce heat to a simmer.  Cover and allow to cook 2-3 hours.
  6. Adjust salt and add pepper to taste.
  7. Remove soup from the heat and strain to remove the bones.  
  8. Add shredded chicken and veggies back into the broth as desired.
  9. Serve and enjoy.