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Warm up with a wonderful bowl of Slow Cooker Chicken & Vegetable Soup paired with Cornbread!
It’s officially fall here in Oklahoma and my favorite season, that means lots of outdoor activities, hoodies, and fall foods including delicious soup. I love a good bowl of soup paired with sweet cornbread.
The fall always reminds me of my college days and this little restaurant near campus that served the best soup EVER. I would try to make it a point on cold days to stop in there for a little bowl of soup with a grilled cheese sandwich. It always seemed to make the day perfect. The campus itself was so beautiful in the fall too that it made those long walks across the campus so much more bearable.
This soup pairs the flavor of butternut squash with a little bit of onion, tomatoes, celery, and chicken. Now, just make sure you realize though this soup is not salty at all. My husband loves salty and I just don’t, so I like to leave the salt for last and salt to taste. That seems to be the best compromise for us, then I can enjoy it without the salt. I think when this is paired with sweet cornbread the flavor is perfect because it isn’t overpowering, it’s very light. I also love how tender the butternut squash is when it has been slow cooking all day. This is a soup that I like to prepare the night before, then as I’m heading out in the morning I can turn on the slow cooker and let it cook all day.
Prepare yourself to enjoy this delicious soup plus warm up maybe by a toasty fire too on a cold day if you are serving it then.
I love it paired with cornbread or even crackers too.
- 2 Cups Shredded Cooked Chicken
- 1/4 Cup Celery, Diced
- 1/4 Cup White Onion, Diced
- 2 Cups Butternut Squash, Cubed
- 1 15 oz Can of Diced Tomatoes, Drained
- 4 Cups Chicken Broth
- 1 Cup Water
- 1/2 Cup White Cooking Wine
- 1 Tsp Dried Rosemary
- Salt to Taste
- Parsley to Garnish
- Combine all ingredients except salt and parsley into a 6 quart slow cooker.
- Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.
- When ready to serve add salt to taste along with parsley to garnish.