My Mom's Chicken Soup

Jeffrey Morrison by Jeffrey Morrison

My Mom's Chicken Soup

October 16, 2020

Dear Friends,

Just some Nutritional Facts about chicken soup. This is my mother's recipe passed down from my Hungarian Jewish grandmother.

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (Extra Virgin)
  • 1 whole chicken
  • 2 chopped onions

Add to: 2 quarts boiling water

  • Sea salt
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 larger carrot
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves
  • Ground pepper

*You may also add dill and garlic to taste.

After all ingredients are added, turn heat down to a simmer, and cook for 60-90 minutes of until chicken is thoroughly cooked.

Nutritional Benefits

1 tablespoon olive oil (extra virgin)

Contains a nutrient called Squalene which is an excellent antioxidant.
1 whole chicken Chicken collagen is known for its anti-inflammatory effect.
2 onions Contains Bioflavanoids line Quercitin and Anthocyanins which acts as anti-oxidants and natural anti-histamines.

2 quarts boiling water

Salt (sea salt)

Helps replace minerals lost from fever.
2 bay leaves Contains lots of chromium which is important to maintain blood sugar balance
1 large carrot A good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C which are both great for the immune system.
1 celery stalk Contains d-limonene, an anti-oxidant which is excellent for detoxification.
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme Phenols help as a cough suppressant
1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves Works as a natural diuretic and kidney tonic

Ground pepper

**You may also use dill and garlic


Both have bacteriostic properties

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