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We loved this! I had two chicken carcasses from last night and some sweet potatoes that needed to be used up so I searched for chicken soup recipes with sweet potatoes and this was the best looking one. (Healthiest looking one I mean.) I saved it!
I so enjoyed discovering and making your mother's soup. Thanks for sharing. Used the leftovers of a rotisserie chicken to make broth and for the meat. I didn't have parsnips and only 2 sweet potatoes but it worked wonderfully. I added a little curry which went very well with the sweet-salty theme. Used a potato masher to break up the sweet potatoes a little at the end. Very flavorful and satisfying! Will make again!
A very delicious cozy soup. I made it using my leftover turkey and it still came out great! I would halve it if you just want to make it for four people which is what I did. A good soup for when you are sick.
We used a whole head of garlic about 5 small/med. red onions & half a celeriac (instead of celery). We added a bit of poultry seasoning to the chopped chicken breast as we sautéed it. Then about a cup of white wine was added along with the chopped sweet potatoes. Added a generous half cup of chopped fresh dill but no salt & pepper while it was having its final 20 minutes of simmering.
I used fresh chicken breast which I diced and sautéed in the olive oil. I also added black pepper and celery seed immediately. (No celery in the house!). The other changes I made were the addition of freeze-dried lemon grass and freeze-dried poultry seasonings. Not crazy about sweet potatoes so I used white potatoes. So it's BASICALLY the same soup. Lol
Awesome soup! May be the best I've ever made. I made a few variations: used cooked chicken pre cooked barley vegetable stock and dried dill. All turned out amazing. I definitely recommend this soup to anyone looking for a hearty bowl on a cold day
I thought this was fine overall flavorwise but mine turned out more like a goulash. The barley absorbed all the liquid. I cooked it in a soup pot and the soup came to the top. I used rotisserie chicken for ease. For the 10 cups of broth I used an equal amount of water and 8 tsp of broth powder (the package called for 20 tsp). Anymore and it would have been too salty. I didnt add the optional parsnips or dill. I had 4 small sweet potatoes already baked. So I just added them the last 10 minutes. I am wondering if a quick barley wouldnt be better. I think some instant or a little bit of regular rice would have been more to my liking. The barley was chewy still after over 30 minutes and a bit dominant in the soup.
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