July 27, 2021


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Chicken broth – Healthy, aromatic winter warmer

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Another country-wide cold snap is upon us and all we are longing for is some soul-warming food. The cooler weather definitely offers the perfect opportunity to indulge in a hearty bowl of homemade soup or chicken broth.

Be it a bisque or broth, Catherine Clark, the owner and founder of Harvest Table says that an aromatic chicken broth is not only an easy choice to warm you up, but they are also the ultimate healthy meal or snack that the whole family will love.

The most wonderful thing about this easy, convenient meal is the health benefits that come with it. Combining so many essential food groups, soups are rich in the vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that your body needs to keep you going, especially in the colder months.

Enjoy this tasty winter warmer!

Chicken broth recipe

5 from 1 vote

Recipe by Dirnise Britz
Course: Starter, MainCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy

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2 kg chicken necks/feet/wings

3 carrots, chopped

3 celery stalks, chopped

2 medium onions, peel on, sliced in half lengthwise and quartered

4 cloves garlic, peel on and smashed

1 teaspoon Himalayan salt

1 teaspoon whole peppercorns

3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

2 bay leaves

3 sprigs fresh thyme

5-6 sprigs parsley

1 teaspoon oregano

18–20 cups cold water

8 tablespoons of The Harvest Table Bone Broth (optional)


Place all ingredients in a 10-quart capacity slow cooker.Add in water.Simmer for 24 – 48 hours, skimming fat occasionally.Remove from the heat and allow to cool slightly.Discard solids and strain remainder in a bowl through a colander.Let the stock cool to room temperature, cover and chill.Use within a week or freeze up to three months.


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