Try one of our soup recipes today..
Chicken and Spatzel Soup
3 pounds broiler/fryer chicken, cut up
6 cups water
2 sprigs parsley
2 stalks celery, cut up
1 carrot, sliced
1 small onion, cut up
2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 bay leaf
1 cup + 2 tbl. flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup milk
Broth: In large kettle or Dutch oven combine all ingredients. Cover and simmer
until chicken is tender, about 1 hour. Remove chicken from broth. Strain broth;
discard vegetables. Skim off excess fat. Return broth to pan. Remove chicken
meat from bones; chop chicken. Add meat to broth; simmer. Prepare spatzle; add
to simmering soup as directed.
Spatzle: Stir together flour and salt in a small bowl. Blend egg and milk; stir
into the flour mixture. Place half the dough in a strainer. Hold over soup
kettle. With rubber spatula press dough through the strainer to form spatzel.
Repeat with remaining dough. Cook and stir 5 minutes. Ladle into bowls.