Paleo Sweet Potato Chicken Soup –
Paleo Sweet Potato Chicken Soup
2 Tbsp of organic grass fed butter
2 cloves garlic diced
2 stalks of celery
1 onion, diced
2 carrots, sliced
2 sweet potatoes, skinned and chopped into bite sized pieces
3 cups chopped cabbage, white or red
1 lb raw pastured organic chicken thighs, chopped
(*leftover holiday turkey works great too, see note below)
4 cups homemade chicken broth
2 tsp paprika
2 tsp thyme
2 Tbsp fresh chopped parsley
Real Salt sea salt to taste
pepper to taste
Put the celery, onion, carrots, and garlic, in a pan with melted butter over medium heat and saute for 5 minutes.
Add the raw chicken pieces and keep stirring.
Season the chicken with salt, pepper, paprika, and thyme while cooking.
When the onions are soft and chicken is browned, add the chicken broth, sweet potatoes, and cabbage.
Simmer covered for 30 minutes on medium stirring every 10 minutes.
If you like a creamier soup you can use an Cuisinart Immersion Hand Blender briefly before serving.
Top this Paleo Sweet Potato Chicken Soup with chopped fresh parsley before serving.
**If you want to use leftover turkey from Thanksgiving, omit chicken and add the turkey the same time as adding broth.