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Creamy Shell Soup

CORWYNN DARKHOLME

"This is a very savory and tasty soup and is best served with garlic toast."
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Ingredients

servings 440 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

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Directions

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain, and set aside.
  2. Simmer water, chicken, diced onions, celery, minced parsley, bay leaf, salt and pepper in Dutch oven until chicken is tender. Remove bay leaf; discard. Remove chicken; cool.
  3. Add potatoes, green onions, bouillon cubes, seasoned salt and poultry seasoning to broth. Simmer 15 minutes. Add milk, cooked pasta, and chicken; return to simmer.
  4. Melt butter or margarine over medium heat. Add flour, stirring constantly, until mixture begins to brown. Add to soup; blend well. Let soup stand 20 minutes to blend flavors. Season to taste. Garnish with nutmeg and chopped parsley.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 440 calories; 18.3 g fat; 41.8 g carbohydrates; 27.1 g protein; 66 mg cholesterol; 962 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is good stuff. A lot like a clam chowder but without clams, which is great, because clams are the only part of chowder I don't like. Tasty. I prefer to saute the chicken until i...

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I thought this was alright...but nothing to write home about. I pretty much followed the recipe as written except I added carrots, used precooked chicken, and garnished with paprika rather than...

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This is good stuff. A lot like a clam chowder but without clams, which is great, because clams are the only part of chowder I don't like. Tasty. I prefer to saute the chicken until i...

I experimented with this recipe and it truned out really well. This is the first time that I had ever made a cream soup and it turned out reall great. Everyone one loved it ! If you are learnin...

this recipe was easily prepared and delicious. I did not use the chicken stock from cooking the chicken but substituted commercially made stock and left over chicken....awesome!

I thought this was alright...but nothing to write home about. I pretty much followed the recipe as written except I added carrots, used precooked chicken, and garnished with paprika rather than...

7.11.16 Just a few recommendations. I had some concerns, and they were voiced by previous reviewers, that this soup was bland. The first thing I did was eliminate the water, and substitute ...

Followed recipe as written. I like the idea of chicken, potatoes and pasta, however, I found this recipe quite bland and watered down. An increase in flavoring as well as a thickened liquid-base...

This soup had good flavor, but only 3 stars because I expected it to be creamy, and after the 20 minutes of sitting it was still a pretty watery texture. Make sure your potatoes are diced prett...

I really liked this recipe but had to add more boullion because it just did not have enough flavor for me...but after I did it was great and my husband loved it too!

I omitted the parsley as I don't like it, used Lawry's seasoning salt instead of poultry seasoning as that's what I had on hand. I also made the soup first thing in the morning, and added the co...