Soups

Grandma's Secret Creamy Chicken Soup

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My grandmother happens to make some of the best chicken dishes you can find on this planet. Thats not my unbiased opinion but actual truth. I have tried her creamy chicken soup and must say that its so creamy and sweet that my mouth waters just thinking about it. The good thing about the soup is you dont lose alot of the nutrients as you drink the liquid as well as the solids. Enough said. Lets cook:

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To Make The ROUX (in order to thicken the soup…this is done first):
4 Tablespoons of flour
2 Tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
2 Tablespoons of full cream unsaltd butter

For Chicken Soup

2 Tablespoons of full cream unsalted butter
2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
4 stalks of carrots, chopped and peeled
2 stalks of celery, nicely chopped (optional)
1 fresh diced sweet yellow onion
4 cups of chicken stock or if you have no stock then broth - unsalted or low salt
3½ cups of whole milk or full creamf, i make use of a mixture of skim milk as well as cream
2 Tablespoons of chicken base granules
1 teaspoon of cracked pepper
1 Tablespoons of dried parsley or 2 Tablespoons of very fresh parsley
3 fresh bay leaves
1½ teaspoon of Herbs of Provence
¼ teaspoon of garlic powder or 1 teaspoon of finely chopped garlic (i use minced garlic)
3 cups of rotisserie chicken - shredded and fully cooked
¼ cup of white wine
some shredded gruyere cheese so that you can spread on the top right after spooning the soup into bowls - See more at: http://hamptonbay.typepad.com/easy_chicken_recipes/2014/10/grandmas-secret-creamy-chicken-soup.html#sthash.1CknomJo.dpuf
1) Begin by making the roux: dice the actual veggies and place aside till ready to saute. 2) Saute the veggies in 2 Tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil and 2 Tablespoons of full cream butter until...
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Nutritions

Calories
1090

Sodium
811mg
33% DV

Fat
54g
83% DV

Protein
55g
110% DV

Carbs
86g
29% DV

Fiber
13g
52% DV