Chicken noodle soup

Get through cold and flu season with this recipe for comforting chicken noodle soup

January means that cold and flu season is here and it’s here to stay. If you are some of the unlucky folks to get sick this winter we have the best, easiest homemade chicken noodle soup recipe to make for you and your family. It can be made with store bought stock but we always recommend homemade.

It only has a few ingredients that you likely already have in your pantry and fridge and you can make a big batch of this soup and put half of it in the freezer for the next time you get sick or just want some warming comfort food.

Servings: 8

1 tablespoon butter

½ cup diced carrot

½ cup diced onion

½ cup diced celery

1 pinch salt

¼ teaspoon fresh thyme leaves

2 quarts chicken broth

4 ounces uncooked wide egg noodles

2 cooked boneless chicken breast halves, cubed

1 pinch cayenne pepper (optional)

1 pinch salt and ground black pepper to taste


Step 1

Melt butter in a large soup pot over medium heat. Stir in carrot, onion, celery, salt, and fresh thyme. Cook and stir until the onions turn soft and translucent, 5 to 6 minutes.

Step 2

Stir in roasted chicken broth and bring to a boil.

Step 3

Season to taste with salt, if necessary; stir in egg noodles and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.

Step 4

Stir in cooked chicken breast meat and simmer until heated through, about 5 minutes. Season with cayenne pepper, salt and black pepper to taste.

Enjoy!! (And feel better)