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Popeye the Sailor Man’s Soup (Spinach Soup)

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.5 lb. Turkey Kielbasa Link (We’ve tried Turkey Kielbasa Link, Smoked Sausage, etc. All were tasty, but turkey kielbasa link’s the best for us!)
2 nice size Frozen Boneless Chicken Breast
3 cups Water (Up to 6c worth)
3 Chicken Broth Cubes (Up to 6c worth)
1 cup Mild Salsa
1/4 cup dried Parsley (1/2 cup if fresh)
3 cloves Garlic, minced.
1 medium Onion, diced.
1 Celery, sliced long way, then sliced into slices.
1 cup dry Green Lentils (We have improvised w/ 15 bean or barley. Tho, lentil’s best, it still worked in a pinch.)
1 15oz can Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans), drained.
1 16oz bag FRESH Spinach Leaves, chopped.

Spray crockpot with butter flavored cooking spray. Add all ingredients to crockpot and cook 4-6 hours.
**This recipe is quite thick. If you want a more soup texture, ADD more water and broth cubes (Equal each). Maybe 5-6cups chicken broth total, instead of 3. If decided later into cooking that it needs more, remember to cook more, after adding. To allow flavors to blend.

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The Reason the Chicken Didn’t Cross the Road Soup (tTt’s Chicken Noodle Soup)

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No Need to Look Any Further… You Just Found the One And Only Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe KEEPER!

12 cups of Water
12 Chicken Broth Cubes
Few good shakes of Basil (About 1/2 TBSP Dried)
Few good shakes of Oregano (About 1/2 TBSP Dried)
Few good shakes of Course Ground Pepper (About 1/4 tsp)
Palm full chopped FRESH Italian Parsley (About 1/4 cup*)
4 frozen Chicken Breasts (Average size from 3lb. bag)
Cook chicken and above seasoning in broth until chicken is done.
Cut chicken into pieces, return to pot
Add in:
3 carrots
3 celery sticks
2 small/medium onions, cut to desired size
1 cup chopped Spinach *Optional
1c Mushrooms *Optional
1/2c Peas *Optional, we add same time noodles
Cook until veggies are soft.
Then add 1/2 lb. Egg Noodles, cook until done.

* For Dried/Fresh Ratio, we use half the amount dried to the full amount fresh. 
Example: 2T Fresh = 1T Dried.