Easy Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

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This Easy Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup is one of our favorite soups to have on cold winters day. Soup is done in less than an hour and it’s so yummy with warm, buttery french bread.

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Three easy steps to make awesome Chicken Noodle Soup:

1- Add flavor by browning your carrots, celery and onions in butter first. Then simmer in broth, water and seasoning until tender.

2- Toss in the chicken. To save time I use frozen fully-cooked diced chicken but you could certainly dice two fully-cooked chicken breasts.

3- Add the noodles last. Noodles cook really, really fast. Watch them at this stage since they have a tendency to fall apart if they cook too long. Five to ten minutes cook time is all you’ll need.

That’s it. I’ve found that this stockpot method works best for our busy family. It’s quick and the soup comes out flavorful.

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Easy Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Course

Main Dish

Prep Time

20 min.

Cook/bake time

35 min.

Servings

6-8

Here's What You'll Need

A large stockpot with a lid

INGREDIENTS

32 oz. carton of low sodium chicken broth
4 cups of water
6 oz. extra wide egg noodle
4 cups of full-cooked frozen diced chicken or (about 2 fully-cooked chicken breasts diced)
2 celery stalks (finely diced)
1 small onion (finely diced)
2 carrots (finely diced)
1 teaspoon of italian seasoning (this is a blend of thyme, oregano, majoram, rosemary and sage)
1 tablespoon of butter
salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1. In a large stockpot melt one tablespoon of butter and brown the carrots, celery and onions.
2. Then add the chicken broth, water, italian seasoning and salt and pepper. Put the lid on and let simmer for about 15-minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
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3. Add cooked diced chicken and simmer for 10-minutes.
4. Last add the noodles and cook for 5-10 until the noodles are tender. Watch carefully so as not to over cook the noodles.
5. Serve immediately.