Monday, April 18, 2011

Chicken and vegetable soup!

Mmmmm!! now i'm not really a soup person......in fact i hate soup!! but seeing as it is winter and there is 3 other people in my house i need to think about i decided to give this one a try. So first time making a soup and first time enjoying a soup!! looks like i'm on a roll :D

Chicken and vegetable soup!
(serves 4)

1/2 large barbecued chicken, skin and bones removed
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 brown onion, roughly chopped
2 celery stalks, chopped
1 medium carrot, peeled and chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 litre salt reduced chicken stock
1 cup dried pasta
1 cup shredded cabbage
2 tablespoons fresh flat leaf parsley leaves

1. place chicken on a chopping board and using 2 forks, shred chicken. (you need about 2 cups)

2. heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. add onion, celery, garlic and carrot. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until onion is softened.

3. add chicken, stock and 2 cups cold water. bring to the boil. add pasta. cook stirring occasionally for 10 minutes or until pasta is tender.

4. stir in cabbage and parsley. cook for 5 minutes. Serve and enjoy :D

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