creamy chicken soup

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    this is my ALLTIME favorite soup, created by my mom, Susie Gall. Best soup ever made. no contest :)

    Ingredients

    • [b]FOR THE ROUX (to thicken soup...this is made first):[/b]
    • 4 T flour
    • 2 T olive oil
    • 2 T butter - unsalted
    • ****make the roux by heating the oil and butter in pot then sprinkling the flour on top. whisk together until fully absorbed and turns almost golden. take off the heat and set aside while combining other ingredients****
    • 4 stalks carrots, peeled and chopped
    • 2 stalks celery, chopped (opt)
    • 1 sweet yellow onion - diced
    • 4 cups chicken stock or broth (or a combo) - low salt or unsalted
    • 3 1/2 cups milk or cream or half & half, i use a combination of skim milk and cream
    • 2 T chicken base granules
    • 1 t fresh cracked pepper
    • 1 T dried parsley or 2 T fresh parsley
    • 3 bay leaves
    • 1 1/2 t Herbs of Provence
    • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric (optional)
    • 1/4 t garlic powder or 1 t. chopped garlic (i use garlic from a jar)
    • 3 cups rotisserie chicken - cubed or shredded and cooked
    • 1/4 cup white wine (your favorite)
    • shredded gruyere cheese to sprinkle on top after spooning soup into bowls

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 5844 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 188 g 289.52%
    • Saturated Fat: 39 g 195.3%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 273 mg 91.01%
    • Sodium: 19780 mg 824.17%
    • Calcium: 2008 mg 200.8%
    • Potassium: 23518 mg 671.96%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 43 mg 236.94%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 799 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 57 g 228.88%
    • Sugar: 206 g
    • Protein: 188 g
    • Alcohol: 6 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 6 g
    • Vitamin A 551.14%
    • Vitamin C 106.73%
    • Vitamin D 87.5%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat32
    • Exchange - Fruit4
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk4
    • Exchange - Other Carbs8
    • Exchange - Starch34
    • Exchange - Vegetables6
    • Exchange - Lean Meat8
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total41 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total3 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy4 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total9 oz-eq

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