Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Chicken Vegetable Soup with Creamy Dill Sauce

There is nothing like a great bowl of homemade Chicken Vegetable Soup, it is one of those soup's that is good anytime of the year. This is a very versatile recipe that you can make your own to suit the taste of your own family. Our family has made this soup for years and now our grandchildren are eating the same recipe, we sure hope that your family will enjoy this recipe for as long as we have.

Chicken Vegetable Soup

Chicken Vegetable Soup at Miz Helen's Country Cottage



I love making this soup it is just packed with flavor and wonderful chicken and vegetables.

Chicken Vegetable Soup with Creamy Dill Sauce
Miz Helen's Kitchen
Ingredients
For The Stewed Chicken
1 whole 3 to 4 pound chicken
2 carrots, large chop
1 large onion, large chop
3 stalks celery with leaves, large chop
2 fresh sprigs of rosemary or 1 tablespoon dried
2 fresh sprigs of thyme or 1 teaspoon dried
1 tablespoon salt
2 teaspoons pepper
Ingredients
For The Vegetables
2 cups potatoes, chopped
3 stalks celery, chopped
1 onion, chopped
2 cups corn
2 cups peas and carrots mixed
4 tablespoons butter
2 teaspoon parsley
2 teaspoons thyme
1 teaspoon dill weed
1 teaspoon Poultry Seasoning
Salt and Pepper to taste
Directions
For The Stewed Chicken

Wash the whole Chicken inside and out
Be sure and take out the neck and liver
Place the whole Chicken in a 5 1/2 Quart stock pan
Add all the vegetables and seasons for the stewed chicken.
Cover with water and bring to boil
Cover the stock pot
Turn down heat and cook on medium heat 1 hour or until the chicken will fall off the bone.
When the Chicken is cooked take it out of the broth and let it cool.
Strain the broth pour it into containers to use for soup or chicken stock.
At the end of the process, I have 3 quarts of wonderful chicken broth.
Take the cooled chicken of the bone. Set aside 4 cups of chicken for the soup.
To Make The Soup
Add the butter, potatoes, onions, celery, corn, peas and carrots to the chicken broth.
Add the seasons for the soup to the soup and mix well.
Bring the soup to a medium heat and cook on medium until the potatoes and vegetables are tender.
Add the chicken to the soup.
Serve the chicken hot.
Garnish with a Creamy Dill Sauce
Creamy Dill Sauce
1 cup sour cream
3 teaspoon dried dill weed
1 teaspoon salt
dash or two Tabasco sauce
Whisk together and refrigerate
Serve 1 tablespoon of the sauce on top of a bowl of soup.
Enjoy!
Recipe Tip
This soup can be frozen for up to 3 months.

Stew The Chicken

Chicken Vegetable Soup at Miz Helen's Country Cottage

Rich Broth For The Soup

Chicken Vegetable Soup at Miz Helen's Country Cottage

Add The Vegetables and Seasons

Chicken Vegetable Soup at Miz Helen's Country Cottage

Serve The Soup

Chicken Vegetable Soup at Miz Helen's Country Cottage

Enjoy!
It is believed in some cultures that Chicken Soup has healing qualities, I really don't know about that, but what I do know is that it always makes me feel better, because it is so good. Hope you enjoy a nice pot of this chicken soup very soon and thanks so much for stopping by today. Have a great week and come back soon!
Peace and Joy


10 comments:

  1. Dill anything and I'm sold! I love the idea of adding the sauce on top of the soup!

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  2. I love dill in chicken soup. It adds a nice little pop of flavour. Thanks so much for sharing at Simple Supper Tuesday, Miz Helen.

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  3. I am not sure I could stop myself with just one tablespoon of that dill sauce on top! Yummy!

    Thanks for sharing on Tasty Tuesdays. Hope to see you next week.

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  4. This soup looks amazing. I love dill! Thank you for joining us at #purebloglove. We look forward to having you every Thursday night at 8 PM, EST through Sunday night. ~Cydnee

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  5. Yum! Just what I need on this cold day! Thanks for stopping by and sharing this on Five Friday Finds! I'm looking forward to what you share this week. :)

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  6. Delicious, Lovely soup, apt for current weather. Thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop, pinning, tweeting and sharing google plus.

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  7. This looks incredible! I'm licking my lips right now. Pinned and tweeted. Thank you for taking the time to party with us. We hope to see you tonight at 7 pm. It wouldn't be a party without you! Lou Lou Girls

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  8. I could use a big bowl of this right now on this cold snowy evening! Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! Your recipe has been pinned to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! Please join us again this week!

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  9. Your soup looks fantastic! I am a big lover of dill weed, it just adds so much depth to the flavors. Please come share your blog posts over at the Home Matters Linky Party! We'd love to have you for a visit. The Door Opens FRIDAY. http://lifewithlorelai.com/2015/02/26/home-matters-linky-party-26/ :)

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