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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
  

  • 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 seasoning
  • 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.