Immune Boosting Chicken Soup

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Recipe by Kiwi Kathy

A nourishing soup that help[s the body with healing with these immune-boosting foods. Recipe courtesy of newsletter, July 2011. You can sustitute the Risoni for spagetit or rice noodles for a gluten free option.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 chicken carcass, free range
  • 1 bulb of garlic, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 onion, large and sliced
  • 12 cup risoni
  • 3 carrots, grated
  • 4 stalks celery, finely chopped
  • parsley, sprig, chopped
  • salt, Himilayan Crystal Rock Salt


  1. in a large saucepan cover the carcass with 8 cups of cold water. Add the garlic cloves and onion and bring to a boil. Gently simmer for 30 - 45 minutes.
  2. Skim off any foam that forms on the surface with a spoon or small sieve. The bitter foam can boil back into the soup and taint the flavour.
  3. Remove the carcass into a colander. Return the soup to the heat and add the pasta, vegetables and chopped parsley.
  4. Simmer for 15 - 20 minutes until the pasta is cooked and the vegetables tender.
  5. Adjust seasonong.
  6. Meanwhile remove meat from the chicken carcass and add to the soup.

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