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Famous Basic Chicken Soup Recipe (Diet Food)


(Always prepare at least one day ahead; it’s better to refrigerated it overnight any fat that hardens on top can be removed.)

PREP TIME: 10 min
COOK TIME: 1 hour 15 min
READY TIME: 1 hour 20 min
CALORIES: 95 (per serving)

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  • 2 Lt. water
  • 2 chickens, skin and fat completely removed
  • 1 big white onion, whole and unpeeled
  • 1 big carrot, peeled but whole
  • 1 celeriac, peeled
  • 1 chayote
  • 1 whole cob fresh corn (if available)
  • 2 C pumpkin, cut in pieces
  • 1 whole celery, stalks and leaves
  • 1 big leek
  • 1 bunch parsley
  • 1 bunch dill
  • 1 whole green bell pepper, unseeded


1 Salt and a 5 black peppercorns In a big saucepan, bring the water to boil, add the chicken.

2 Lower the heat and skim the foam from the surface; boil 15 more minutes.

3 Add the vegetables, first the ones that take more time to cook such as the corn, onion, and celeriac and on top the easy-to-cook ones like the pumpkin.

4 Add salt and pepper; let simmer on low heat for at least 1 hour.

5 Near the end of the cooking time, add parsley, dill and celery leaves. Strain through a cloth strainer.

6 Add extra chopped parsley, dill and or cilantro just before serving (for an extra boost of Vitamin C and Chlorophyll).


Calories: 95.7 Kcal
Fat: 1.3 g
Cholesterol: 23.9 mg
Sodium: 372.4 mg
Potassium: 427.6 mg
Carbs: 8.7 g
Protein: 12.6 g