Tangy Chicken and Tomato Soup

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Ingredients

For the Meatballs: 

    • 1 pound ground chicken thighs
    • 1/2 grated onion
    • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tablespoon cooked white rice

Bullion: 

  • Any pieces of chicken to boil and make bullion (won’t use the chicken in rest of soup)
  • 1 Tablespoon salt

For the rest of Soup: 

    • 1 medium chopped onion
    • Salt and pepper, to taste
    • 2 carrots, grated
    • 1 can Italian seasoned tomatoes, chopped and halved
    • 6 potatoes, cut into small pieces
  • Handful of dill

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Directions: 

  • In a medium size pot add some chicken pieces (I usually use thighs or breast pieces, I had drumsticks on hand this time) and fill it up with water, leaving about an inch and a half from the top of pot.
  • Add in 1 Tablespoon of salt.

TIP: You could make chicken rolls out of the cooked chicken  Chicken Rolls Recipe

bullion

  • Boil for 30 mins, drain the bullion into a bowl or another pot, this is what you will be using for the soup.
  • Tip:While your bullion is boiling, you could prepare the rest of the ingredients.

Meatballs: 

  • In a small bowl, add in ground chicken, salt, pepper, 1 egg, and 1/2 grated onion.
  • Boil in a small pot 1 tablespoon of rice, drain, and add to the ground chicken.
  • Mix well together.

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Vegetables: 

  • On a pan, add tablespoon of olive oil and sauté the onion and carrot for 5 minutes or until onions become soft.

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  • Add in the can of Italian seasoned tomatoes (this is a easier way to get the Italian tangy taste to the soup, you could use raw chopped tomatoes and add in some minced garlic, herbs and Italian seasoning)
  • Sauté all together for 1 minute, turn off heat, and stir in handful of freshly chopped dill.

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Bring it all together:

  • After the bullion is done, add potatoes into the bullion and start boiling
  • When potatoes have started boiling, with a teaspoon shape the meatballs and add into the boiling bullion. (It is important to have the bullion hot, or your meatballs will fall apart.) 

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  • After potatoes are cooked through, add in the vegetable mix you sautéed.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Bring to a boil, serve!

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Tangy Chicken and Tomato Soup

Servings: 8

Ingredients

For the Meatballs:

  • 1 pound ground chicken thighs
  • 1/2 onion grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tablespoon white rice cooked

Bullion:

  • Any pieces of chicken to boil and make bullion won’t use the chicken in rest of soup
  • 1 Tablespoon salt

For the rest of soup:

  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 carrots grated
  • 1 can Italian seasoned tomatoes chopped and halved
  • 6 potatoes cut into small pieces
  • 1 handful dill

Instructions

  • In a medium size pot add some chicken pieces (I usually use thighs or breast pieces, I had drumsticks on hand this time) and fill it up with water, leaving about an inch and a half from the top of pot.
  • Add in 1 Tablespoon of salt.
  • TIP: You could make chicken rolls out of the cooked chicken
  • Boil for 30 mins, drain the bullion into a bowl or another pot, this is what you will be using for the soup.
  • Tip:While your bullion is boiling, you could prepare the rest of the ingredients.

Meatballs:

  • In a small bowl, add in ground chicken, salt, pepper, 1 egg, and 1/2 grated onion.
  • Boil in a small pot 1 tablespoon of rice, drain, and add to the ground chicken.
  • Mix well together.

Vegetables:

  • On a pan, add tablespoon of olive oil and sauté the onion and carrot for 5 minutes or until onions become soft.
  • Add in the can of Italian seasoned tomatoes (this is a easier way to get the Italian tangy taste to the soup, you could use raw chopped tomatoes and add in some minced garlic, herbs and Italian seasoning)
  • Sauté all together for 1 minute, turn off heat, and stir in handful of freshly chopped dill.
  • Bring it all together:
  • After the bullion is done, add potatoes into the bullion and start boiling
  • When potatoes have started boiling, with a teaspoon shape the meatballs and add into the boiling bullion. (It is important to have the bullion hot, or your meatballs will fall apart.)
  • After potatoes are cooked through, add in the vegetable mix you sautéed.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Bring to a boil, serve!
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