Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken noodle soup is a classic comfort dish, perfect for warming up on chilly days or when you’re feeling under the weather. Here’s a simple and delicious recipe for homemade chicken noodle soup:


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 carrots, sliced
  • 3 celery stalks, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cups egg noodles
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish, optional)
  • Lemon wedges (for serving, optional)


1. Sauté Vegetables:

a. In a large pot or Dutch oven, heat the olive oil over medium heat.

b. Add diced onion, sliced carrots, and sliced celery. Sauté until the vegetables are softened.

c. Add minced garlic, dried thyme, dried rosemary, and the bay leaf. Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes until fragrant.

2. Add Chicken Broth:

a. Pour in the chicken broth and bring the mixture to a simmer.

3. Cook Chicken:

a. Add the boneless, skinless chicken breasts to the pot. Simmer for about 15-20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.

b. Remove the chicken from the pot and shred it with two forks. Return the shredded chicken to the pot.

4. Add Noodles:

a. Add the egg noodles to the pot and cook according to the package instructions.

5. Season:

a. Season the soup with salt and pepper to taste.

6. Serve:

a. Ladle the chicken noodle soup into bowls.

b. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley and serve with lemon wedges if desired.

7. Enjoy:

Serve the chicken noodle soup hot and enjoy the comforting and nourishing flavors!

This homemade chicken noodle soup is not only delicious but also a soothing remedy. Feel free to customize it by adding additional vegetables, adjusting the seasoning, or using your favorite type of noodles. It’s a classic recipe that’s sure to become a go-to comfort dish.

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