When minnie me asked for soup this morning I was shocked. She is normally a great eater but her requests usually include a little more sugar. Immediately I touched her forehead to make sure she wasn’t sick ( hey my mommy thermometer is very very accurate). Here is Bella’s favorite rainy day Soup!!
Chicken Quinoa soup
1 Cup Quinoa
2 Chicken breast ( you can use one, I just love chicken)
4 Tablespoons of Sofrito ( preferably homemade)
2 Celery stalks (Chopped)
2 carrot sticks ( chopped)
2 Tablespoon chives
1 Tablespoon turmeric
3 cups of water
2 cups homemade chicken stock/ broth ( If none is available use any low sodium broth ( progresso makes a great one)
1 piece of culantro (finely chopped) https://gisslle809.wordpress.com/2015/06/16/tummy-fixer-oregano/
Fresh oregano (finely chopped)
*Bring water,chicken broth and sofrito to boil in medium saucepan.
*Add chicken breast ( chopped) and cover. Allow to boil for approximately 10-15 minutes.
*Add salt, pepper, turmeric, carrots, culantro (Not cilantro), fresh oregano ( check out link above), chives and celery.
Boil over medium high heat for additional 30 minutes stirring occasionally.