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New Recipe: Nourishing Chicken Soup

New Recipe: Nourishing Chicken Soup

With 70-90% of your immune system located in your gut, what you eat can have a big effect on your immunity. Our nourishing chicken soup is the perfect way to nourish and support you and your family during these challenging times.

Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • 1 roast or poached chicken, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon cold-pressed extra virgin coconut oil
  • 1 leek, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon thyme leaves, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 250g pumpkin, cut into 2cm cubes
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, grated
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric, grated
  • 100g spinach
  • 2 zucchinis, spiralised into noodles
  • ½ bunch parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 litres chicken bone broth
  • Sea salt and pepper, to taste

Method

  1. Heat coconut oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat.
  2. Add leek, garlic, thyme, celery and carrot and cook, stirring frequently for 5 minutes or until softened.
  3. Pour in the bone broth and bring to the boil, then reduce heat to a simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Add the pumpkin, ginger and turmeric to the saucepan and simmer for a further 15 minutes or until the pumpkin is tender.
  5. Add the chicken, spinach and zucchini noodles and simmer until the spinach has wilted and zucchini noodles cooked.
  6. Stir through the parsley and season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat and serve immediately.

Tip: save the chicken bones to make your own bone broth. For our how to guide on all things broth, please read here.



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