By: Susan Joy
A deliciously fresh and creamy chicken soup seasoned with fresh herbs of sage, thyme and rosemary. This is my 7 year old grandsons all-time favourite soup.
Serves: 4 – 6 | Prep Time: 00:20 | Cooking Time: 00:35
- 2 Tbsp coconut oil
- 1 Lge leek, remove green top, cut lengthways in half & thinly slice
- 2 Lge swede(s), finely diced
- 4 carrot(s), finely diced
- 3 Lge celery stick(s), finely diced
- 4 tsp garlic, minced
- 1.2 – 1.5L chicken broth/stock
- 3 cups cooked chicken, diced
- 1 Tbsp chopped fresh sage, leaves
- 1 Tbsp fresh thyme, leaves
- 2 tsp chopped fresh rosemary, leaves
- 2 tsp fine sea salt
- 1/2 tsp white pepper
- 400ml can coconut cream
Heat a large soup pot on medium heat. Add the coconut oil, leek, swede, carrots, celery and garlic. Stir while cooking for 4 – 5 minutes.
Add the chicken broth and bring to the boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook covered for 15 minutes or until the vegetables are soft.
Add the chicken, herbs, salt, pepper and coconut cream. Bring to a simmer and cook uncovered for 5 minutes. Taste and adjust the seasoning. Add extra broth if you prefer a thinner soup.
Serve in large bowls as a main meal soup.
Article supplied with thanks to The JOYful Table.
About the Author: Susan is an author of The JOYful Table cookbook containing gluten & grain free, and Paleo inspired recipes for good health and wellbeing.