One chicken can yield a huge pot of soup, especially if coupled with a little bouillon for an extra boost of flavor, plenty of noodles and some carrots and celery for good measure. One portion can only cost a restaurant 30 cents to make, yet it features on menus for around $4.95. If you’re in the mood for soup, and want to stretch your dollars that little bit further, opt for creamy seafood chowders or thick, chunky gumbos. Not so good for the waistline, but great for the wallet.
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