Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Soup - Comfort Food

 It's been raining all day down here. And when it's raining, I often find something to eat or something warm to drink. today I was craving more into comfort food. Having a comfort food on a rainy day is one of the most wonderful thing right? I browse along the web and found this perfect recipe..simple and of course comforting. It's a chicken pot pie soup by Gina's Skinny Recipe. Look at the image below, looks so delicious isn't it? Well...hope you'll try the recipe. Have a comforting moment =)

Chicken Pot Pie Soup

Servings: 9 • Serving Size: 1 cup


  • 1/4 cup flour (to make gluten-free use 2 tbsp cornstarch instead)
  • 2 cups water 
  • 4 cups fat free milk
  • 1 large celery stalk, chopped
  • 1/2 medium chopped onion
  • 8 oz sliced baby portabella mushrooms 
  • 2 chicken bouillons
  • fresh ground pepper
  • pinch of thyme
  • 10 oz frozen classic mixed vegetables (peas, carrots, green beans, corn)
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and cubed small
  • 16 oz cooked chicken breast, diced small
  • salt


  • Create a slurry by combining 1/2 cup of the cold water with flour in a medium bowl and whisk until well blended. Set aside. 
  • Pour remaining water and milk into a large pot and slowly bring to a boil.  
  • Add celery, onion, mushrooms, chicken bullion, thyme, fresh pepper, frozen vegetables and return to a boil.  
  • Partially cover and simmer on low until vegetables are soft, about 20 minutes. 
  • Remove lid, add potatoes and cook until soft, about 5 minutes.  
  • Add chicken, and slowly whisk in slurry, stirring well as you add.  
  • Cook another 2-3 minutes, until soup thickens, adjust salt and pepper to taste and serve.

(recipe and image via skinnytaste.com)