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[Recipe] Slow Cooker Chicken Soup

Of course we need Chicken Soup with the windy, cold weather!




  • 2 boneless, skinless, chicken breasts
  • 1 large golden yam (white sweet potato), peeled and chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tbs dry parsley
  • 1 tsp dry thyme
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 8 cups of chicken broth
  • fresh ground black pepper for serving



  1. Place chicken breasts, sweet potato, carrots, onion, bay leaves, parsley, thyme, turmeric, and salt into 5-6 quart slow cooker. Add chicken broth. Stir.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or on high for 4-5 hours.
  3. Uncover, take out and shred chicken, and place back into the slow cooker. Stir and serve with fresh ground pepper.


All images and text ©Rose Ziemann for The Slow Cooking Housewife
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