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By Foodiewife, A Feast for the Eyes

Rate this recipe 4.6/5 (5 Votes)
Pressure Cooker Farmhouse Chicken Noodle Soup 1 Picture
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Servings 4
Preparation time 40
Cooking time 60

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable or extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped fine, about one large yellow onion.
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme, or 1/4 teaspoon. dried thyme
  • 6 to 8 cups water, depends on the size of your pressure cooker
  • 4 carrots, peeled and sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 2 celery ribs, sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 bouquet garni made with a few sprigs of fresh parsley and a bay leaf tied with kitchen string (optional but adds extra flavor)
  • 1 (4 -pound) whole chicken, giblets discarded, or, a chicken cut-up, but NOT boneless, 2 breasts with four legs
  • (NOTE: I use2 chicken breasts, bone-in and either 2 thighs or 2 drumsticks any combo instead of buying a whole chicken)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 ounces (2 2/3 cups) wide egg noodles (I used extra wide.)
  • 1/4 cup minced parsley

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  • 1 cup dried pinto beans, un-soaked or 2 (16-ounce) cans pinto beans, rinsed and drained
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  • 1 pound low-fat ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon Spike seasoning
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  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
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  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
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  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
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  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
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  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 pound meatloaf mix, ground beef and pork combo
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