Get Well Chicken Soup

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Ingredients: 
3 chicken breast, on the bone
1 cup chopped carrots
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped onion
2 leeks, sliced (whites only)
6 cloves garlic, crushed
3 Bay leaves
3 cups chicken broth (any brand)
1 - 2 Tbs. fresh dill, chopped
1/3 cup fresh parsley, chopped
sea salt (to taste)
fresh ground pepper (to taste)

Directions:

  1. Wash chicken and remove skin. 
  2. Chop all vegetables and herbs.
  3. Place chicken and veggies in a deep pot with bay leaves and garlic. 
  4. Fill with water enough to cover chicken and veggies. (Some veggies my float to top)
  5. Bring to a boil then lower heat and partially cover with lid.
  6. Let simmer on med - low heat for 1 hour and 15 min. 
  7. Remove all frothy foam from top of water with a spoon.
  8. Lift chicken breast from the soup and place on a cutting board.
  9. Shred chicken off the bone and return (meat only) back to the pot. 
  10. Add 3 cups of broth, dill, parsley, salt and pepper to taste. 
  11. Stir well and let simmer for 10 more minutes.
  12. Remove bay leaves then serve hot.
 

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