With the holiday season upon us, there are a number of things to look forward to. However, getting stuck in bed with a cold is not one of them. The colder weather is sure to bring on some unwanted sniffles, so the best defense against being sick is definitely a nice, hearty chicken noodle soup.
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
4 cans of chicken broth
1 can of vegetable broth
1/2 lb chopped cooked chicken
1 1/2 cup egg noodles
1 cup sliced carrots
1/2 teaspoon of dried basil
1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon of fresh ground pepper
1 bay leaf
In a large pot, melt the butter over medium heat.
Season the chicken with a dash of ground pepper, dried basil and dried oregano
Cook the onion and celery in the melted butter for about 5 minutes or until tender
Stir in the chicken and vegetable broth, carrots, chicken, basil, oregano, pepper and bay leaf. Bring the pot to a boil, then let simmer for 20 minutes on medium heat. Stir in noodles and cook until noodles are tender.