Grandma's Homemade Chicken Soup Recipe | Yummly

Grandma's Homemade Chicken Soup

Lynne B.: "Amazing 🤗 added peppers" Read More
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  • 1 whole chicken
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 onion (large, chopped)
  • 5 carrots (chopped)
  • 3 celery stalks (chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons basil
  • 2 teaspoons thyme
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 quart chicken broth low sodium
  • 4 cups water
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium34% DV810mg
    Fat11% DV7g
    Protein80% DV41g
    Carbs2% DV7g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories250Calories from Fat60
    Total Fat7g11%
    Saturated Fat2g10%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat60
    Total Carbohydrate7g2%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A130%
    Vitamin C8%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Lynne B. a month ago
    Amazing 🤗 added peppers
    Lisa Siemer 3 months ago
    Wonderful recipe! Thank you for this goodness.
    Valerie DiBenedetto 4 months ago
    Absolutely delicious. I used all chicken broth instead of adding water and I used fresh basil. I added cauliflower rice at the end. It was very flavorful and an excellent comfort meal on a rainy day!
    Klarizza Panaligan 4 months ago
    tasted great! will definitely make again
    Denise 5 months ago
    I didn't care for this recipe at all. I have cooked better chicken soup. I thought the spices were overpowering and too much chicken for my liking.
    Carmen N. 5 months ago
    it was very good, i did tweak the recipe a little. and i addad dumplings to it.
    Siti Hajar 5 months ago
    Husband loved it and finished it all up! Will definitely be making again ❤
    Brittany Fowler 5 months ago
    Tastes amazing! I felt like I was cooking the way we are meant to by using the WHOLE bird, after the two hours the meat fell off the bone! I just picked them all out pretty easily, just took a little more time. I added corn and a little extra spice like garlic and onion salts and powders. Also made a side of brown rice with chicken stock which I added in the bowl when I served it. REALLY GOOD!
    Suzanne Oostdyk 6 months ago
    Was delicious! Home cooking never felt better. My family loved it
    Deanna Krolowitz 6 months ago
    Amazing! Totally worth the extra effort & wait time.
    S 6 months ago
    I don’t like mushy vegetables... a texture thing for me. I put vegetables in large pieces while the chicken cooked in broth for the flavor. When I took the chicken out to take it off the bone, I also took out the veggies and discarded them. I added shredded carrots and celery when I put chicken back into pot. Let it cook 15-20 min. When I added parsley at the end I also added green onion tops. I also added a little chicken soup base (similar to bouillon but more of a paste).
    Edia 6 months ago
    Yummy, yummy 😋 My husband was sick and it was just perfect for the day!!
    Joany Polus 7 months ago
    Bone broth is key! Perfect wintertime remedy!
    Maranatha 7 months ago
    Overall good but to me the basil gave it a strange flavor. I've never had basil in chicken soup (maybe other people are used to it) so if you omit the basil it's good.
    Maranatha 7 months ago
    Overall good but to me the basil gave it a strange flavor. I've never had basil in chicken soup (maybe other people are used to it) so if you omit the basil it's good.
    Rene Young 8 months ago
    This was amazing. The best chicken soup I’ve ever made or had. So simple and easy too. My mother loved it.
    Joe Merlino 10 months ago
    Soup was awesome. When I make my chicken soup I wrap my chicken lightly and cheese cloth and tie it so when I pull it out of the pot I get no bones in the soup.
    erika a year ago
    it turned out fantastic! i added white potato's and used baby carrots. Next time i will add even more veggies such as zucchini :)
    John Ocasio a year ago
    Great!!!! Followed it to the letter. Served it with Jasmine rice.
    I added cilantro. Great staple soup for cold or sick days
    Angie a year ago
    It was delicious . I’m not a cook but this soup was so yummy my husband kept saying how delicious it tasted.
    Chris a year ago
    Awesome, easy recipe - tastes way better than store bought soup, and makes plenty for some leftovers through the week!
    Bobbi C. a year ago
    the best soup ever. Thanks so much for sharing. Definitely my go to from now on!😀
    it turned out great ! i am gonna keep making it ! Thanks !
    Hearn a year ago
    Cooked in the crock pot instead... needed more seasoning after the longer cook process. I made the noodles separately so they wouldn’t get soggy. Not a bad recipe for a simple soup! Very easy!
    Maya 2 years ago
    The time estimate is spot on. It tastes fantastic. The broth has a lot of flavor and it brings the soup together completely😆
    S P 2 years ago
    Delicious , would add more broth
    Lyz S 2 years ago
    Used less liquid to fit in pan, smells delicious!
    Cobi V. 2 years ago
    It’s definitely a classic chicken soup, but I added curry powder and a little vegetable bullion for a little extra flavour.
    Leticia Segelke 2 years ago
    Very good will be adding noodles next time