My chicken vegetable soup recipe, aka Hühner-Gemüsesuppe, is great when you're looking for dinner menu ideas. Use your own stock or buy some. Either way, it'll be ready in no time at all! Comforting deliciousness in a bowl. Add some fresh crusty bread to dunk into the broth.
Like the soup above? You'll love looking at and making more of Oma's soups. All so quick and easy!
What makes these soups so wunderbar? They bring back such wonderful memories of my Mutti's kitchen. So, of course, I had to write my own soup e-cookbook to share with my grandchildren. I know you'll LOVE it, too! There are 84 full-color pages filled with step-by-step instructions and hints. Take a quick peek ...
Sharing these soup recipes from my Mutti and Oma to my own young grandchildren ... that's such a delicious way to pass on our German heritage :)
Basically, how to make soup using poultry is pretty much standard. The bird is simmered in water, together with other ingredients. Either the resulting stock is sieved and then used in cooking soup. Or, everything is put together into the pot at once and simmered till tender.
Chicken soup is often thought of as comfort food. It is also claimed to be the useful in treating colds and flues. Perhaps that's because it goes down so good.
There are many starch additions that can be used for poultry soups. These include pasta, noodles, rice, barley, potatoes, and dumplings.
Adding different vegetables will change the flavour. Veggies such as parsnips, sweet potatoes, celery root, cauliflower zucchini, and tomatoes are great additions.
Herbs and spices, especially parsley, dill, garlic, salt, pepper, and curry are super to use. Adding turmeric or saffron will provide a nice golden colour.
If you want to make your own chicken stock, then check out my recipe that's listed at the beginning of my chicken noodle soup.
I often buy chicken legs with backs attached just for making stock, simply because that's what's often on sale.
I end up with a lot of meat to put back into the soup. Or, perhaps you have left over chicken meat from another meal, then use purchased stock.
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