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Chicken spaetzle soup

This homemade Chicken Spaetzle soup is made in less than 30 minutes! It’s healthy, delicious and quick to make! Perfect for the snowy cold weather!

Ingredients for chicken spaetzle soup

Mirepoix: Onions, carrots and celery.

Greens: Spinach, but you can substitute with kale.

Garlic: Minced garlic.

Chicken: Cooked shredded chicken.

Chicken broth: Unsalted or low sodium chicken broth.

Seasoning: I used Italian seasoning, with no salt in it to flavor the soup.

How to make Chicken spaetzle soup

Cooking Vegetables: Cook your mirepoix until tender. I use the pot lid, to help cook the vegetables faster. Add your garlic and cook for about a minute, constantly mixing.

Adding Chicken and Broth: Add your cooked chicken and pour in your broth.

Bringing to a simmer: Bring your soup to a simmer, not boil.

Adding Spinach: Chop your spinach and add it into the soup. Cook for a couple of minutes until the spinach becomes tender.

Cooking spaetzle noodles: Cook your spaetzle in salted boiling water.

Adding noodles: Add your spaetzle noodles right away into your soup.

Adding Seasoning: Add Italian seasoning and salt and pepper to taste. You also can add parsley and dill if you’d like.

 

Chicken Spaetzle Soup

 This homemade Chicken Spaetzle soup is made in less than 30 minutes! It's healthy, delicious and quick to make! Perfect for the snowy cold weather!

Ingredients
  

  • 1 big carrot
  • 3 cups of spinach
  • 1 whole cooked chicken breast
  • 1 celery stick
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 3 minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 8 cups of unsalted or low sodium chicken broth
  • 3/4 tsp of Italian seasioning
  • salt and pepper to taste

Spaetzle noodles

  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup of milk
  • 3/4 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 tsp of kosher salt

Instructions
 

  • In a heavy bottom pot on a low to medium heat, add your 2 tbsp of oil. Add your celery, carrots and onions and place a lid on top. Cook until tender while constantly mix. Take lid off and add your garlic. Cook for 1 minute and add in your chicken and chicken broth.
  • Bring your soup to a simmer and add in your spinach. Cook until spinach is tender, at least 3-4 minutes. Add in your cooked spaetzle, Italian seasoning and taste for salt and pepper.
  • Enjoy!

Spaetzle noodles

  • In a bowl beat your eggs lightly with a whisk. Add milk to your egg and mix until combined.
  • Sift flour into a bowl and add your salt. Mix.
  • Add your egg mixture into your flour and mix . Allow the mixture to stand at least 5 minutes before making the noodles.
  • Bring a pot of water to a running boil and add salt. Using a spaetzle maker drop a spoonful of dough at a time.
  • Cook your spaetzle noodles for at least 3-5 minutes or until they are cooked.

 

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