by Hadassah Milner, blog InThePink
This chicken soup will heal you, body and soul. Perfect for Shabbat, a holiday meal or just anytime you need comfort.
4 large chicken breasts
4 ribs of celery, sliced
8 large carrots, peeled and sliced
2 parsnips, peeled and sliced
2 large onions – diced
1 large zucchini - diced
Salt and Pepper to taste
2 tbs fresh chopped dill
3 bay leaves
Optional: Chicken / turkey necks, giblets
Put all the ingredients into a 10 Qt pot, cover with plenty of water. Boil to a rolling boil, and then simmer for a few hours.
If you want, remove the chicken and bay leaves and use your immersion blender to blend the soup. Use the chicken for chicken salad or chicken pot pie.Serve with Matzah Balls.
1/3 cup olive oil
1/3 cup cold water
Pinch of salt
Approx one cup of Matzah Meal
Mix all the ingredients together till you get a consistency of wet cement. Refrigerate for an hour. Boil up the soup to a rolling boil, form mixture into balls and drop in to soup gently. They will fluff up as they cook. Simmer for at least an hour.
Alternatively, you can boil up a pot of water to cook the matzah balls.
Serves: Approximately 15-18 servings
Recipes: Soup, Chicken, Matzah Balls, Kosher