Chicken Noodle "Alphabet" Soup
2 Pieces (500g) of Boneless and Skinless Chicken Breast
2 to 3 Tbsp Olive Oil
1 Large Yellow Onion, diced
2 Cloves Garlic, chopped 2 Carrots, peeled and diced
3 Ribs Celery, diced
1 Large Yellow Potato, diced
1 Tin (14oz/398ml) Diced Tomatoes
1 tsp Italian Seasoning
About 8 Cups of Chicken Stock
½ Cup Alphabet Pasta
Flat Leaf Parsley, chopped
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
Heat the olive oil in a stockpot over high heat. Season the chicken with sea salt and black pepper. Brown the chicken and set aside. Reduce the heat to medium-high; add the onion and garlic, and stirring frequently until it is golden brown. Mix in the, carrot, celery, potato, Italian seasoning, with a little salt and pepper. Continue to stir the vegetable mixture with a wooden spoon, for about 5 minutes. Then add the diced tomatoes, chicken, and chicken stock.
Bring the soup to a boil, remove any impurities, and reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for about 15 to 20 minutes. Remove the chicken and mix in the pasta. Shred, cubed, or slice the chicken into smaller pieces and return the chicken to the pot and continue to simmer for about 20 minutes. Season the soup with sea salt and pepper and serve warm with some chopped parsley.