• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 1 hr 40 min
  • total: 1 hr 55 min
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  • Summary

    As classic version made from scratch using a whole chicken. No store bought chicken broth can ever compare! Recipe video below.

    Ingredients

    • 1.8 kg / 3.5 lb whole chicken (, rinsed and cleaned, the best quality you can afford (Note 1))
    • 1 head of garlic (, cut in half horiztonally)
    • 2 carrots (, cut into chunks)
    • 2 celery ribs (, cut into chunks)
    • 2 onions (, peeled and cut into quarters)
    • 1 tbsp black peppercorns
    • 2 bay leaves (, fresh or dried)
    • 4 thyme sprigs ((or 1 1/2 tsp dried thyme leaves))
    • Water
    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 large onion (, diced)
    • 3 garlic cloves (, minced)
    • 2 medium carrots (, cut in quarters lengthwise then chopped)
    • 2 celery ribs (, cut into 1 cm/ 1/2" thick pieces)
    • 2 cups shredded chicken ((from broth))
    • 2 litres / 2 quarts chicken broth
    • 200 g/ 6 oz egg noodles or pasta of choice
    • Salt and pepper
    • Fresh parsley (, finely chopped, for garnish)
    • 4 thyme sprigs
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 1 chicken boullion cube (, crumbled)

    Instructions

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 587 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 16 g 24.48%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 26.03%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 205 mg 68.3%
    • Sodium: 1938 mg 80.76%
    • Calcium: 174 mg 17.37%
    • Potassium: 1202 mg 34.35%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 24.62%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 50 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 27.04%
    • Sugar: 15 g
    • Protein: 59 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 153.16%
    • Vitamin C 46.79%
    • Vitamin D 3.81%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables5
    • Exchange - Lean Meat7
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total6 oz-eq