A Short Summary: Traditional Chicken Vegetable Soup

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Traditional Chicken Vegetable Soup Serves 6 / Prep time: 20 minutes /Cook time: 35 minutes This classic cure for the common cold is a staple soup in many homes. Almost any ingredient works well with this basic recipe and it freezes well, so double up when you want an easy meal. If you are going to freeze this recipe, omit the green beans until you thaw it out and reheat the soup. If you add hem prior to putting the soup in the freezer, the beans will end up grayish looking and limp. 1 tablespoon unsalted butter ½ sweet onion, diced 2 teaspoons minced garlic 2 celery stalks, chopped 1 carrot, peeled and diced 2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast 1 cup homemade chicken stock 4 cups water 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme Freshly ground black pepper, for seasoning…show more content…
In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil and rice vinegar until emulsified. 2. Whisk in the honey, almond extract, mustard, and pepper. 3. Set aside. For the Salad 1. In a large bowl, toss together the watercress, onion, cucumber, and strawberries. 2. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine 3. Serve. PER SERVING Calories: 159; Fat: 14g; Carbs: 9g; Phosphorus: 34mg; Potassium: 195mg; Sodium: 14mg; Protein: 1g Dill Cucumber Cabbage Salad Serves 4 / Prep time: 25 minutes Cucumbers are filled with cool, refreshing juice and are considered to be a powerful diuretic. After you slice the cucumber for this recipe, let it sit for 30 minutes to allow liquid to purge from the slices. Pour off the liquid before mixing in the other ingredients. Most of the nutrition in cucumbers is found in the skin, so scrub it carefully and leave it on whenever a recipe permits. Cucumbers are rich in vitamins A and C, calcium, silicon, and beta-carotene. ½ cup light sour cream ¼ cup lemon juice 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill 2 tablespoons finely chopped scallion ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 English cucumber, thinly sliced 2 cups shredded green

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