Luby’s Homestyle Chicken Soup

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Luby's Homestyle Chicken Soup

Ingredients
  • ½ cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
  • 2 cups peeled, diced red new potatoes
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 cup diced white onions
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded American cheese
  • 3 cups diced carrots
  • ½ teaspoon diced thyme leaves
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 - ½ cups diced celery
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned salt
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 4 cups (about 1 pound) diced cooked chicken
Serving Size

8

Just as the name suggests…a homemade chicken soup with fresh vegetables and seasonings that’s sure to be enjoyed with family and friends. This soup makes a great gift for a friend or relative who’s feeling under the weather. Enjoy!

Preparation:

1. Place butter in a large saucepan and heat on medium high. Saute onions, carrots and celery 8 minutes. Stir often.

2. Add flour and stir well 1 minute. Slowly add chicken broth and bring to a boil. Add potatoes, basil, thyme, seasoned salt and paprika. Stir well. Reduce to a simmer. Cook 8 minutes until potatoes are tender.

3. Add chicken and broccoli. Stir well and simmer 6 minutes or until all vegetables are tender and chicken is hot. Add American cheese and parsley. Remove from heat and stir until cheese is melted.

Tips:

Homemade biscuits or crisp rustic bread goes great with this Luby’s classic. This recipe works well with leftover chicken or store-bought rotisserie chicken. The easiest place to purchase American cheese is at your local grocer’s deli counter.

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