Mom’s Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Does it get anymore comforting than this on a rainy, cold fall day?
so much to be thankful for…like the warmth of a home 🙂
Mom’s Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Ingredients:
6C Watkins chicken broth
4C water
2-3 large leeks (or onions), diced
1 head of celery, chopped, leaves and all 
4C carrots sliced
24oz Reames egg noodles
(these are what my Mom uses, you can find them in the freezer aisle…there are a few whole wheat verions but I wanted to make it has she does…they are yummy)

4-5C chicken breast, cooked, cubed…you could use your leftover turkey!

pinch of sugar
salt and pepper to taste
parsley
Instructions:
Bring chicken broth and water to a boil in a large stockpot.
Add leeks, celery, and carrots. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, covered, 15-20 minutes. Add egg noodles and allow to simmer 15 more minutes or until noodles are cooked. Add chicken and heat 5 minutes. Add pinch of sugar. Season with salt and pepper to taste, add parsley.
Serve a batch and freeze a batch for later!

Happy Thanksgiving!

to come….mashed carrot-sweet potatoes, applesauce-banana bread
Until next time…
look good, feel good, do good

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