Two Pounds of Chicken thighs (or whatever parts you like.)
3 quarts of water
2 cans of Chicken Broth (Or mix Chicken Soup Base with hot water for broth)
I carrot chopped large
1 stalk of celery chopped large
1 onion quartered
Seasoning you like- or those mentioned below
Simmer all the above ingredients for at least an hour before you remove the chicken thighs and remove all bones, skin and gristle. Set aside. Pour the broth through a colander to catch all the big chunks and place back in the stock pot or in a Dutch oven. Then add the ingredients listed below:
3 carrots cubed small
1 cup frozen green beans
1 cup frozen mixed veggies
(Or just use 5 cups of frozen mixed veggies)
3 stalk of celery cubed small
3 medium potatoes cubed small. Add last half hour.
2 cans cream of chicken soup (add last)
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp Mrs Dash Original if you have it.
1 tsp Mrs. Dash Italian Seasoning if you have it.
1 tsp Mrs. Dash Spicy Seasoning or use Emeril's original.
2-3 packs chicken bouillon or a few more tsp Chicken soup base.
Salt and pepper to taste
NOTE: Add whatever veggies your family loves.. Recipes are what you make them!
If you want a brothy soup add another can of broth or more water at the beginning.. it's all up yo you!
If you want a spicier soup add a drained can of ROTELL chilies and tomatoes, and a half a chopped green pepper too.