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Slow Cooker Chicken Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Soup
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Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 12 hours | Total Time: 12 hours and 10 minutes
  • 1 whole
    chicken, about 3 to 4 pounds
  • leeks, white and light green parts only, sliced thin
  • bay leaves
  • yellow onion, peeled and chopped fine
  • carrots, peeled and sliced into rounds 1/4-inch thick
  • 6 ribs
    celery, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1 pound
    potatoes, peeled and chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/4 cup
    fresh parsley, minced
    sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  1. Rinse the chicken, inside and out, then pat it dry and season it well with unrefined sea salt and ground black pepper.
  2. Place the chicken in a slow cooker with leeks and bay leaves then cover with water. Cook on low for twelve hours.
  3. Six to eight hours after you begin cooking, add chopped onion, carrots, celery and potatoes.
  4. Stir in parsley, pick out large bones and serve.


Nutritional Information

Makes: 12 servings
  • Calories288
  • Carbohydrates10.5 g
  • Cholesterol84 mg
  • Fat17.1 g
    • Saturated fat4.9 g
  • Sodium138 mg
  • Protein22 g
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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