Classic Chicken & Vegetable Soup Served with Rustic Bread

Serves 4

1 onion, chopped

2 celery sticks, chopped

2 carrots, chopped

2 leeks, chopped

50ml olive oil

4 chicken pieces, thigh or drumsticks

250ml (1 cup) white wine

1 litre (4 cups) water

bunch of fresh rosemary, thyme and parsley

salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

100ml of fresh cream, optional

1 loaf of rustic bread, cut into chunky pieces

Method: Heat the oil in a pot and sauté the onion, celery, carrots and leeks until the onion turns translucent. Add the chicken pieces, wine and water and bring to the boil. Add the herbs and season. Slowly boil until the chicken is cooked. Once the chicken is cooked, remove the pieces and strip the flesh. Add the flesh back into the pot and stir to combine. Serve the soup, with a dash of cream and the bread.

via Caxton Magazines.

About dianelouw

I am a Christian stay at home mom. I may not be perfect, BUT Jesus thinks I'm to die for!!! Shy believe it or not. But once i get to know you - passop! Love to laugh and to mix with people and help people. Some would say - that sometimes its to my detriment. Love spending time with my parents and family. Very inquisitive and have lots of questions regarding the Lord which i constantly ask for help. I love reading, gardening, studying the Word of God, etc. Have discovered Kindle and i got a wish list for a Kindle by my husband lol. Have downloaded some very good classics and others from free. Sites that i belong to: look for Diane D Some favorite Quotes: Love me for me and not for what you want me to be... Deuteronomy 4:7 "No other nation, no matter how great, has a god who is so near when they need Him as the Lord our God is to us. He answers us whenever we call for help." Phillippians 4:13 - I can do everything through him who gives me strength. Philippians 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice
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