Jan 2, 2012

Chicken and Rice Soup

I just made a nice big pot of Home Made 
Chicken and Rice Soup loaded with 
lots of Veggies,
Garlic , Onions, and Homegrown Spices
for my hubby who is sick today.
Here is my Recipe
Chicken and Rice Soup
  1. 4 Chicken Breasts Shredded or 1 Whole Chicken Deboned 
  2. 6 Leaves Basil (or 2 Tbsp canned)
  3.  Sprig Oregano chopped (or 2 Tbsp canned) 
  4. 1/2 bunch Celery
  5. 6 Large Carrots or about 1/2 bag baby carrots
  6. 1 Med Onion Yellow or white
  7. 1/4 head of cabbage or 1/2 small   bag shredded cabbage
  8. 10 cloves Minced Garlic (love the healing power in Garlic)
  9. 1 Cup Rice 
  10. 1 Tbsp Pepper
  11. 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper (optional) *to loosen sinuses
    12. 3 Tbsp Olive Oil

    1. Saute Onions and Garlic in Olive Oil
    2. Add enough water to fill sauce pot 3/4 full
    3. Add all your spices and boil until chicken is fork tender
    4. Once chicken is done, remove and shred Chicken
    5. Return chicken to pot and add rice,carrots, and celery and boil for another 10 minutes.
    6. Turn off burner and let sit till rice puffs up and soup thickens (about 10 minutes).
    7. Serve and let cool before eating

                             ----  Misty

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