Chicken and Rice Soup – Prepared for Baby and Family

This soup is almost like a casserole, with the same big flavor and creamy goodness. And yes, there are even some chunks of chicken and vegetables that little fingers can pick up and self-feed from a bowl or plate. Winner winner!

Chicken Soup – Share it with Baby

There's nothing better than a bowl of warm homemade chicken soup on a chilly Fall or Winter's day. This soup is great to share with babies from 8 months and older.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr

Ingredients

  • 1 purple top turnip
  • 5 medium carrots
  • 3 stalks of celery
  • 1/2 large onion
  • 2-3 red potatoes
  • 2 large parsnips
  • dill and parsley - as desired
  • 2 tablespoons EVOO
  • 6 cups of chicken broth or stock lo or no sodium is best
  • 1 2-3 pound chicken - use a rotisserie chicken for convenience and taste
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice optional

Instructions

  • You will need a large stock pot or large sauce pot to make this soup - it calls for 6 cups of liquid.
  • Peel and roughly chop the vegetables
  • Remove the chicken meat from the rotisserie chicken and set aside
  • Saute the veggies in the pot for about 10 minutes or until they are soften just a bit
  • Add in the broth and bring to a boil
  • Lower heat to simmer and simmer for 30 minutes
  • Add in chicken and fresh herbs
  • Bring to a second boil
  • Lower heat and return to simmer for 30 minutes again

Notes

Be sure to hide some of this soup so you can save it for later!