Classic Chicken Noodle Soup

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Classic Chicken Noodle Soup

Cold and flu season is in full swing around here and it seems as though everyone I know has a runny nose and a cough. So before the plague hits our house I decided to make a batch of classic chicken noodle soup for dinner.

Not only can we enjoy the deliciousness of it now, but I’ve frozen half for later… just in case. And if we have any issues with congestion I’ll just add a pinch of red pepper flakes when I heat it back up on the stove. Problem solved!

This chicken noodle soup is not only delicious, but very easy to make. I didn’t even thaw the chicken tenders I used or chop them up. Nope. I just let the boiling soup do all the work.

If you’re looking for a comfort-filled meal that tastes great with a sandwich or a big green salad then this is the soup for you.

Classic Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup ingredients and prep

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Classic Chicken Noodle Soup
 
Recipe type: Soups & Stews

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • I cup carrots, coined or diced
  • 1 cup onions, diced
  • 1 cup celery, cut
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 6 cups water water
  • 1 package frozen chicken tenderloins, about 1 pound
  • 1½ cups pasta
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley

Instructions
  1. Add oil to a large pot and heat to medium high. Sautee carrots, onions and celery for about 5 minutes. Add salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning. Cook another 1-2 minutes.
  2. Sprinkle cooked vegetables with flour and cook another 1-2 minutes. Add chicken broth and water to the pot and bring to a simmer.
  3. When soup is simmering add frozen chicken. Let simmer for 1-1½ hours or until chicken is fully cooked stirring occasionally.
  4. Using a wooden spatula or spoon break up chicken into smaller chunks in the pot. Add pasta and fresh parsley, stir everything together. Cook until pasta is al dente, about 9-12 minutes.

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  1. Nikki says:

    I am getting a cold right now, so a bowl of that chicken noodle soup would really make me feel better! Alas, I am a horrible cook, so I’ll have to pass this recipe off to the boyfriend to make for me!
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  2. mel says:

    This looks so yummy! I could use a good cup of soup right now!
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  3. Debi@ The Spring Mount 6 Pack
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    says:

    I love chicken soup. I make it about every 2 weeks, even in the summer. It is a staple in my house.
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  4. Lolo says:

    Sounds perfect for the chilly weather we have been having!
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  5. Pam says:

    That looks so good and it’s perfect for flu season!
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  6. Amanda says:

    That looks DELICIOUS! We LOVE chicken noodle soup around here!
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  7. As my 2 yr old Ever would say : BELISH!!!
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  8. Dorothy Gottfredson
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    says:

    Homemade is always best. Looks really good, Danielle! Thanks for sharing the recipe… going to have to try this!
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  9. Sara says:

    I made this today…sooo yummy! I added corn and diced potatoes and my kiddos loved it! Thanks for the recipe:)

  10. Brook says:

    this sounds great, but i have a few questions:

    1. do you simmer covered or uncovered? if uncovered, did you have to add more liquid?
    2. could you provide me with the brand of the italian seasoning you used? i want to see if i have the individual ingredients laying around my pantry.
    3. i only use fresh chicken, do you think i should let the vegetables simmer a little longer on their own before adding the chicken, since the cook time will be greatly reduced?

    thanks, and i can not wait to try this recipe!

  11. Alexandria Lawson says:

    One word….. Delicious! This was my first time making homemade chicken noodle soup and now I’m hooked! Love love loved it. I made two small changes however…. I used a rotisserie chicken instead of frozen chicken and I also used chicken stock instead of chicken broth!

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