Quick and Easy Chicken Noodle Soup

Quick and easy chicken noodle soup loaded with fresh vegetables, herbs, and homemade noodles. You won’t believe how easy this soup is! I make some delicious homemade egg noodles to put into the soup. I swear that it is better the next day, the egg noodles soak up some of the broth and taste incredible. More on the egg noodles later…let me tell you about this amazing soup! I can’t think of anything more comforting and warming than a big bowl of homemade chicken noodle soup. When the weather turns cold it is perfect to just snuggle up on the couch under a blanket with this soup. If you thought that a bowl of delicious homemade soup is only for a Sunday dinner, think again! You won’t be spending your entire day making this soup! In fact, you can have this dinner ready in under an hour, perfect for a crazy weeknight meal. This soup is the perfect answer for anyone that is feeling under the weather. Serve with a side of cornbread and I bet it will cure you of any sickness. ;)

Quick and Easy Chicken Noodle Soup

Quick and easy chicken noodle soup loaded with fresh vegetables, herbs, and homemade noodles.

Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon butter
1/2  cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
4 cloves of garlic, minced
5 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth (nine cups)
1/2 pound chicken breast, uncooked
1 cup sliced carrots
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon rosemary
1/2 teaspoon thyme
2 bay leaves
salt and pepper to taste
egg noodles
1 (14.5 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained

Directions:

In a large pot over medium heat, melt butter. Cook onion, garlic, and celery in butter until just tender, 5 minutes.
Pour in chicken broth and stir in uncooked chicken, carrots, basil, oregano, rosemary, thyme, bay leaves, salt and pepper.
Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes. Remove chicken from pot and shred. Once chicken is shredded place back into pot with noodles and corn. Simmer until noodles are cooked.

Source: adapted from allrecipes.com

20 Responses to “Quick and Easy Chicken Noodle Soup”

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    Stephanie @ okie dokie artichokie — February 10, 2011 @ 8:19 am

    Mmm…chicken noodle soup DOES warm the soul! :-p I love making this stuff and it’s so easy peasy, too. Perfect for when you’re feeling under the weather.

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    Angie Walker — February 10, 2011 @ 8:43 am

    That looks so delicious, and would be most soothing right now when it is -10 degrees outside. I guess I will have to make my own since it can’t be cyber passed….DARN!!

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    Lindsay @Eat, Knit, Grow — February 10, 2011 @ 8:52 am

    Everything on here always makes me so hungry. That just looks so warm and comforting right now and I am freezing! I so wish I had a bowl!

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    Sommer@ASpicyPerspective — February 10, 2011 @ 9:46 am

    Even the worst day is made better by good chicken noodles soup! ;)

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    Happy When Not Hungry — February 10, 2011 @ 10:00 am

    This looks so warm and delicious! Love the egg noodles as well!

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    Sara — February 10, 2011 @ 11:24 am

    I’m interested in the egg noodle recipe. Chicken soup is one of my favorite meals.

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    Lot-O-Choc — February 10, 2011 @ 4:10 pm

    Oh wow this looks so warming and delicious, I haven’t had chicken noodle soup for years, you’ve got me craving some now!

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    — February 10, 2011 @ 4:27 pm

    Chicken Noodle Soup is such a savor when you’re sick. And in winter who isn’t sick!? This couldn’t be posted at a better time.

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    Megan — February 10, 2011 @ 5:30 pm

    There is nothing like a comforting bowl of chicken noodle soup. I love this! The addition of egg noodles sounds divine. :)

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    Junia @ Mis Pensamientos — February 10, 2011 @ 6:09 pm

    sweet pea, this looks so comforting. i don’t eat meat, but now i want to go and make chicken noodle soup for someone!!!

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    Beth — February 10, 2011 @ 6:21 pm

    There’s nothing like homemade chicken noodle soup! And the corn bread by the side would set it off perfectly.

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    Treat and Trick — February 11, 2011 @ 5:42 am

    Great combo and sounds delicious! Wanna grab that bowl now…

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    3rdfloorbakes — February 17, 2011 @ 6:46 pm

    I love that you shredded the chicken– that is the best way for chicken noodle soup.

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    Kristina — February 25, 2011 @ 6:14 pm

    I want to make this soup but need the egg noodle recipe. Where do I find it?

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    vanity cake — November 16, 2011 @ 7:24 pm

    I just got hit with a bad cold, and my husband made this for me for dinner. It is SO good! And easy enough for my husband, who isn’t much of a cook, to make. We increased the recipe a bit and used a lot of dried spices, plus some leftover rosemary from the garden that I had stowed in the freezer. Thanks for a great recipe!

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    SharleneT — January 9, 2012 @ 10:30 am

    Hello there! Found you through the Crazy Cooking Challenge. Wonderful recipe. I hope you’ll visit and check out my Solar Chicken Noodle Soup Entry #52 when you have a chance.

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