May 2013:  Spring Vegetable & Chicken Soup

Spring Vegetable & Chicken Soup

1  whole chicken, cut up
1  onion, diced
5  large stalks of celery, chopped
salt & pepper to taste
water

1  packet Knorr Spring Vegetable Mix
1  bell pepper, any color, diced
10-12 small red potatoes
5  large carrots, sliced into 1/4 inch pieces
1/2 lb. fresh green beans, ends cut off, cut into 1-inch pieces
any other fresh vegetable(s) you would like to add such as
     yellow squash, zucchini, poblano pepper, etc.

Place cut up chicken, diced onion, and celery in a large soup pot.  Add salt and pepper.  Add water until ingredients in pot are submerged in a little more than 1 inch of water.  Bring to a boil and then quickly reduce to a moving simmer.  Simmer for 45 minutes.

Add packet of Knorr Spring Vegetable Mix and vegetables to the soup.  Bring to a boil and then reduce to a gentle boil.  Gently boil until the vegetables are done, approximately 30 minutes.

Enjoy the fresh taste & the loads of vitamins!
Serves 6.

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