There’s nothing quite like a hot bowl of soup on a chilly day. This hearty chicken and vegetable soup recipe is perfect for warming you up on a cold day or for satisfying your hunger after a long day at work. Made with tender chicken, fresh vegetables, and savory broth, this soup is a delicious and easy meal that’s sure to please.
- 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 large onion, diced
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 medium carrots, sliced
- 2 celery stalks, sliced
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 6 cups chicken broth
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup diced potatoes
- 1 cup frozen peas
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
- Add the diced chicken and cook until browned, about 5 minutes.
- Remove the chicken from the pot and set it aside.
- Add the onions and garlic to the pot and cook until they’re softened, about 3 minutes.
- Add the carrots and celery to the pot and cook for another 5 minutes.
- Add the dried thyme and oregano to the pot and cook for 1 minute.
- Add the chicken broth, water, potatoes, and frozen peas to the pot.
- Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for 20-25 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
- Add the cooked chicken back to the pot and let it heat through.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.