Húsleves


Chicken Soup
for 5 litre saucepan – serves 8 – 10

Ingredients

  • 2 kg chicken pieces – legs, thighs, wings
  • 2 whole onions
  • 5 or 6 cloves of garlic
  • salt & pepper
  • ½ tsp saffron
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 kg carrots
  • 2 parsnips (white carrots)
  • 2 turnips
  • 2 kohlrabi (if possible)
  • 1 green capsicum
  • 2 whole tomatoes
  • 250 g small whole mushrooms
  • finely chopped flat parsley
  • 500 g angel hair soup pasta

Directions

  1. In large saucepan cover chicken pieces with plenty of cold water.
  2. Add peeled whole onions, garlic, turmeric, saffron, salt and pepper.
  3. Bring to the boil and let simmer for about an hour.
  4. Prepare hard veggies into large pieces and add to soup – cook for a further hour.
  5. Put water on for pasta.
  6. Add whole tomatoes, capsicum pieces, whole mushrooms and chopped parsley – cook for last 15-20 mins.
  7. Cook pasta.
  8. Serve chicken, veggies and soup over cooked soup pasta.