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The Best Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup --
5 from 10 votes

The Best Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

There is nothing that makes you feel better than a warm bowl of homemade soup. Fight off the cold and flu season with the Best Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup!
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  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 carrots ½ in. thick slices
  • 2 celery ribs sliced lengthwise and cut in ½ in. slices
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 4 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 8-10 cups of chicken stock
  • 8 oz. dried egg noodles
  • about 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • Salt and fresh black pepper optional chopped parsley


  • Heat olive oil in a large stock pot. Add onion, carrot, celery, garlic, thyme and bay leaves. Let the vegetables soften 8-10 minutes on medium/high heat.
  • Add a good pinch of salt and black pepper. Stir occasionally.
  • After vegetables have softened a bit, remove bay leaf and thyme.
  • Add 8 cups chicken stock and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and add noodles. Cook noodles for about 5-6 minutes until softened. Add in chicken, stir; cook an addition 2-3 minutes.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste. Add a pinch of fresh parsley before serving. ENJOY!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 404kcal (20%)Carbohydrates: 43g (14%)Protein: 26g (52%)Fat: 14g (22%)Saturated Fat: 3g (15%)Cholesterol: 76mg (25%)Sodium: 524mg (22%)Potassium: 665mg (19%)Fiber: 2g (8%)Sugar: 8g (9%)Vitamin A: 5147IU (103%)Vitamin C: 4mg (5%)Calcium: 45mg (5%)Iron: 2mg (11%)