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Soupe Jo is a rich chicken barley soup packed with veggies. Think of it as the Persian version of classic chicken noodle soup. It’s a hearty and comforting soup recipe perfect for welcoming fall’s first chilly days and kicking away the winter blues.
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A Hug in a Bowl
Chicken soup for many brings to mind mom’s special recipe or a comforting dish from our homeland. Whether it’s Greek Avgolemono (lemon chicken soup) or Turkish Kırmızı Mercimek Çorbası (red lentil soup), there’s a certain comfort that comes from a warm bowl of homemade soup. It’s medicine in food form, nurturing us as children, and one we later cook for our own families.
For us Persians, Soupe Jo is our medicinal chicken soup—the Persian