Grandma's Chicken Soup

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by keen5

I am not big on chicken soup, but I tried this and it was very good and simple too! I got this recipe from Mount Joy Mennonite Church cookbook in Mount Joy, PA (Lancaster County). Cook time does not include boiling the chicken.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook chicken, water, bouillon, and basil leaves until tender.
  2. Take meat off bones and cut into bite-size pieces.
  3. Strain broth that chicken cooked in, if desired.
  4. Return chicken to broth.
  5. Add canned chicken broth, vegetables and bay leaf.
  6. Cook until vegetables are partially tender.
  7. Add soups and simmer for about 1 hour.

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