HOMEMADE CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP WITH THYME / BROCCOLI

–3 chicken tenderloins or breast strips

–chicken broth (3 cups, non-fat, low sodium)

–penne pasta (1 cup, dry)

–thyme (fresh if possible)

–onion (one-half)

–carrots (3, fresh)

–olive oil

–broccoli (one head, fresh)

1 – In a slow cooker, place chicken, chicken broth, one-half chopped onion, and 3 peeled and sliced carrots (one-fourth inch each piece).  Season with salt, pepper, olive oil, and thyme.  Cook in a slow cooker on low for 7 hours.  After 7 hours, remove the chicken to a plate, and then shred; replace in cooker.   Then add pasta for 30 minutes.  Soup should be cooked at 7 and one-half hours.  When finished, place setting on “warm” until ready for your dinner.

2 – Separate a head of broccoli, cutting off the stalk, but leaving some stem with the florets.  Season with salt, pepper, and olive oil.  Cook on high in the microwave for 4 minutes.

3 – Serve the dinner hot.

–recipes original.

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