Chicken and vegetable soup

Chicken and vegetable soup

Ingredients (4servings)

4 chicken drumsticks

1 litre (4 cups) Chicken stock

2 potatoes, peeled and diced into 2 x 2 cm dice

2 large carrots, peeled and small diced

1 leek, white part only, halved lengthways and sliced

6 garlic cloves, crushed

60g baby kale leaves

½ lemon, juiced

Olive oil, to garnish

Paprika, to garnish


Place Stock in a large pot, add the chicken and bring to the boil. Add potato, carrots, leeks and garlic. Simmer for 30 minutes. Remove chicken from pot and when cool enough to handle, remove all the chicken off the bones. Reduce heat of the pot to low while chicken cools.

Return chicken to the pot, add lemon juice and kale. Bring to the boil and simmer for a further 5 mins.

Serve with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of paprika.

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