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Mama's Best Chicken Soup

This simple chicken soup using only whole foods and herbs will cure what ails you.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 284 kcal
Author Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey


  • 1 teaspoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion diced
  • 3 Carrots peeled and sliced
  • 2 Potatoes peeled and chopped medium
  • 6 cups Chicken Stock
  • 2 teaspoons Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 1/2 lb. Chicken Tenderloins or Chicken Breasts
  • 2 Tablespoons Fresh Italian Parsley diced
  • 2 teaspoons Fresh Basil diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Thyme
  • *If you like it more on the "brothy" side add 2 more cups of chicken broth


  1. In large stock pot, heat oil over medium high heat. Add onion and cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring often. Add carrots and potatoes. Add chicken stock, salt, and pepper and stir. Add chicken tenders and lower heat to low and cover. Let cook for 30-40 minutes or until carrots and onions are tender and chicken is cooked through.
  2. Shred chicken and add parsley, basil and thyme. Let cook for 5 more minutes. Taste and season accordingly.
Nutrition Facts
Mama's Best Chicken Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 284 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 79mg26%
Sodium 1279mg56%
Potassium 1096mg31%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 32g64%
Vitamin A 5240IU105%
Vitamin C 15.1mg18%
Calcium 50mg5%
Iron 3.5mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.