Chicken noodle soup has always been one of my favorite soups, for fall and winter. Every time I make this soup it makes the house smell deliciously welcoming. What make this soup special, is that I use Homemade noodles. You can add store bough ones, but it just wouldn’t taste the same.
Chicken Noodle Soup
- 1 whole chicken throughly washed
- 5 quarts cold water
- 1/2 onion
- 1 bay leaf `
- 1 tsp dried rosemary
- 1 Tbsp black peppercorns
- 1 cup homemade noodles
- salt and pepper to taste
- 2 large carrots peeled and sliced
- Fresh dill
- Place the chicken in a large soup pot. Add water, onion, bay leaf, dried rosemary, black peppercorn and salt. Cover with lid, bring the water to boil and simmer over medium low heat.
- If you see the scum on your broth, remove it with slotted spoon.
- Cook for 90 minutes, until chicken is tender and easily comes off the bone.
- Transfer chicken to a large dish.
- Strain the broth into a large bowl.
- Wash your soup pot and pour broth back to a pot.
- Add carrots. Bring to a boil.
- Add the homemade noodles to the pot, turn the heat up to high and boil noodles until tender (about 7 minutes).
- Using two forks, pull the meat from the bone and shred it slightly.
- Return the shredded chicken to the pot when there is about 2 minutes left for the noodles to cook.
- Add fresh dill, salt and pepper to taste.