Bubby’s Chicken Soup


  • 3-4 pieces chicken of choice (chicken breast for clearest soup, or chicken legs, wings)
  • 4 Spanish onions, peeled
  • 4 large carrots, peeled
  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 5 stalks celery
  • 1 parsnip, peeled
  • 1 turnip, peeled
  • 1 leek, peeled
  • Fresh parsley and dill, optional (place in garnet bag to keep soup clear)
  • 4 tbsp salt
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 bay leaf


  • Place all ingredients in 8-qt pot
  • cover with water
  • Bring to boil
  • Cover pot and lower flame to a simmer
  • Cook 4 hours
  • Remove bay leaf, garlic and any vegetables you don’t want to eat
  • Add water if needed
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