Cocido soup, delicious for the cold!


  • To 4 people
  • The skeleton of a hen
  • 1 ham bone
  • A chicken butt
  • ¼ kilo of chickpeas
  • 1 leek
  • Half cabbage
  • Carrots 3
  • A stick of celery
  • A turnip
  • A piece of ham
  • Thin noodles

For a cold day like today there is nothing better than a good spoon dish like a soup warm. We will take advantage of and prepare a rich stew with vegetables, much lighter, since It does not contain blood sausage, chorizo ​​or meat. We will only use chicken, chicken, vegetables and ham, and I have to tell you that it is delicious.


Soak the chickpeas about 12 hours before to prepare the stew.

After that time, the next day, we prepare our stew. Clean the vegetables and wash the skeleton of the hen and the bone of the ham.

Prepare a large saucepan with plenty of water, and add the chickpeas (better if you put them in a network so that they do not fall apart), the vegetables, the ham bone, the piece of ham, the chicken butt, the chicken skeleton and a pinch of salt.

Let everything cook for at least 3 hours over low heat so that the soup has all its flavor. It is important that once it has started to boil, we lower the heat to medium speed and let everything cook quietly.

Once these three hours have passed, In a tray we prepare the chickpeas with the chicken and the vegetables, and we cook the soup in a pot with the noodles.

At the time of serving the stew recipe, first we take the soup very warm, and then the chickpeas with a little vegetables and chicken, and seasoned with a thread of virgin olive oil.

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