this simple but delicous soup is great on a rainy day or whenever you feel like some REAL food.


  • 4 medium washed potatoes

  • 5 chicken drumsticks

  • 1 leek

  • pinch rosemary


  • 1.

    Bring a pot of salted water to the boil and add the chicken drumsticks.

  • 2.

    While the chicken is boiling slice the leek and roughly chop the potatoes.

  • 3.

    Add the leek,potatoes and rosemary to the chicken and boil for about 1/2 an hour to 1 hour until the chicken is a very pale pink colour but not white.

  • 4.

    Fish out the bones,knuckles and skin of the chicken.

  • 5.

    Pour the mixture into a blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Serve with baby spinach leaves or any other herb like chives basil or more rosemary and a bit of pepper.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 445kj
  • Fat Total 15g
  • Saturated Fat 4g
  • Protein 34g
  • Carbohydrate 40g
  • Sugar 2g
  • Sodium 193mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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For a more complex soup at some more root veges like sweet potatoes and add some pumkin,onion or any other vege you like. Also for a vegetarian option just substitute the chicken for lentels, barley or beans.

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