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This thick and hearty chicken soup makes a great meal on those cold winter days. Try different types of pasta like bow ties, elbow macaroni, shells, rotini, spiral etc. This soup can not be beat when served with fresh thick sliced bread on the side!!

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
1 hr 40 mins
total:
1 hr 55 mins
Servings:
40
Yield:
10 quarts
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Ingredients

40
Original recipe yields 40 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place chicken, onion, celery, salt, basil, and pepper in a 10 quart stock pot. Fill stock pot with water until ingredients are fully covered and bring to a boil. Let simmer for 1 and 1/2 hours or until chicken is tender.

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  • Remove chicken from pot with slotted spoon and set aside for later.

  • Add carrots, squash, zucchini, mushrooms, red pepper, tortellini, chicken soup base and uncooked noodles to stock pot and increase temperature to medium heat.

  • While noodles and vegetables are cooking, tear chicken apart from bones. Cut up into pieces and add to soup in stock pot. Be sure to add additional water if ingredients are not fully covered. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer for about 10 minutes or just until noodles are cooked. Enjoy

Nutrition Facts

80 calories; protein 6.6g; carbohydrates 6.3g; fat 3.2g; cholesterol 18.7mg; sodium 328mg. Full Nutrition
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