Real Jewish Chicken Noodle Soup

In a large soup pot, combine the following ingredients:

chicken soup1 large whole Chicken, rinsed
3 large Carrots, chopped
3 stalks Celery, chopped into large pieces
1 Maui Sweet Onion, chopped
1 whole bunch Parsley, finely chopped
2 cloves Garlic, minced (optional)
Salt & Pepper to taste
2 cups pre-cooked Noodles or Rice (brown rice is delicious!)

Add enough water to cover all ingredients. Cover pot with a lid and simmer for approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. Cook noodles or rice separately.

Allow to cool slightly. Skim soup of all visible fat, return to stove and warm on medium heat.

To serve:
Place noodles or rice and chicken pieces into individual bowls. Ladle hot soup over it and serve immediately. This soup is great when you get a cold!