The Ultimate Chicken Noodle Soup

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Serving Size: 6


  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
  • 8 cups chicken broth (low sodium)
  • 3 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 3 celery stalks, sliced
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups egg noodles
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)


  1. Prepare Chicken:
    • Cook the chicken breasts by boiling or baking until fully cooked. Shred the chicken using two forks and set aside.
  2. Sauté Vegetables:
    • In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add chopped onions, minced garlic, sliced carrots, and sliced celery. Sauté until the vegetables are softened.
  3. Add Herbs and Seasonings:
    • Stir in dried thyme, dried rosemary, bay leaf, salt, and black pepper. Cook for an additional 2 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  4. Pour in Chicken Broth:
    • Add chicken broth to the pot. Bring the mixture to a boil and then reduce the heat to simmer. Let it simmer for 15-20 minutes to develop flavors.
  5. Cook Egg Noodles:
    • In a separate pot, cook the egg noodles according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  6. Combine Chicken and Noodles:
    • Add the shredded chicken and cooked egg noodles to the pot. Simmer for an additional 5-7 minutes until the noodles are heated through.
  7. Check for Seasoning:
    • Taste the soup and adjust the seasoning if needed.
  8. Remove Bay Leaf:
    • Before serving, don’t forget to remove the bay leaf from the soup.
  9. Serve:
    • Ladle the ultimate chicken noodle soup into bowls. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley.
  10. Enjoy:
    • Serve the soup hot and enjoy the ultimate comfort of a classic chicken noodle soup!


  • Feel free to add additional vegetables like peas or spinach for extra nutritional value.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Note: Nutrition values may vary based on specific ingredients used and serving sizes.

  • Calories: 300
  • Protein: 20g
  • Fat: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 4g
  • Sodium: 800mg

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