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Recipe | Chicken Noodle Soup

Winter in Lancaster County means cold days & cold nights and occasional snowy days & snowy nights. What better way to warm up, during this frigid season, then by enjoying homemade Chicken Noodle Soup. This Amish recipe is a family favorite.

The recipe, we are providing, can be found in the Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking Cookbook. This cookbook can be found in our Gift Shop located at The Amish Village property.

Enjoy and happy cooking!

Shopping List (Part 1)

4 Pounds Chicken

2 ½ Quarts Water

2 ½ Teaspoons Salt

3 Cups Cooked Noodles (Preferably Homemade)

Part 1: Cut a young stewing chicken into serving pieces, bring to a boil and simmer for 2 ½ hours (adding water as needed). Skim off the fat and continue with part 2.

Shopping List (Part 2)

1 Teaspoon Peppercorns

1 Small Onion

1 Carrot (Sliced)

1 Bay Leaf

1 Tablespoon Parsley (Chopped)

Salt & Pepper

Part 2: Add peppercorns, small onion, carrot, bay leaf, parsley and salt & pepper and bring to a boil again. Add noodles, preferably homemade noodles, and cook for 20 minutes longer.