Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

Warm up with this comforting and easy Classic Chicken Noodle Soup. Whether you’re under the weather or craving something cozy, this soup is perfect for any day of the year. Made with tender rotisserie chicken, hearty vegetables, and egg noodles, it’s a wholesome meal that comes together in 30 minutes. This recipe serves 8, making it ideal for family dinners or meal prep for the week ahead.

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  • Medium egg noodles: Provides a classic, comforting texture.
  • Rotisserie chicken: A quick and flavorful protein source.
  • Chicken broth: Forms the savory base of the soup.
  • Butter: Adds richness and depth to the vegetables.
  • Baby carrots, diced: Adds sweetness and color.
  • Celery stalks, diced: Provides a subtle crunch and freshness.
  • Frozen peas: Introduces a pop of color and sweetness.
  • Yellow onion: Lays down a foundational savory flavor.
  • Minced garlic: Infuses the soup with a warm, aromatic quality.
  • Dried rosemary: Offers a piney, floral hint.
  • Dried sage: Adds a light, peppery flavor.
  • Chicken bouillon cube: Enhances the chicken flavor.
  • Salt: For seasoning.
  • Pepper: Adds a slight heat.

Substitutions & PRO Tips

  • No rotisserie chicken? Cooked and shredded breast or thigh meat can be a simple alternative.
  • Vegetable swaps: Feel free to use any vegetables on hand; this soup is very forgiving.
  • Herb flexibility: Fresh herbs can be used in place of dried; triple the amount recommended.
  • PRO Tip: For a richer broth, simmer the soup with a parmesan rind.
  • PRO Tip: To prevent the noodles from becoming too soft in leftovers, cook them separately and add to individual servings.

How to prepare Chicken Noodle Soup

Step 1Cook the Noodles: In a large pot of boiling water, cook the egg noodles for 7-8 minutes or until tender. Drain and set aside.

Step 2 – Sauté the Vegetables: Melt butter over medium heat in another large pot. Add the carrots and celery, sautéing for 5 minutes. Stir in the onions, cooking for an additional 2 minutes until softened. Add the minced garlic and cook for about 30 seconds, until fragrant.

Step 3 – Combine and Simmer: To the vegetable pot, add the chicken broth, rotisserie chicken, peas, rosemary, sage, bouillon cube, salt, and pepper. Bring to a simmer.

Step 4 – Add Noodles: Stir in the drained noodles and allow the soup to simmer for 5-10 minutes, letting the flavors meld together.

Serve and Enjoy: Dish the soup into bowls and enjoy a warm, soothing meal.

Chicken Noodle Soup

Classic Chicken Noodle Soup

Enjoy a bowl of Classic Chicken Noodle Soup, a comforting blend of tender rotisserie chicken, vegetables, and egg noodles in a savory broth. Ready in just 30 minutes, it's the perfect easy and wholesome meal for any day, offering warmth and comfort with every spoonful.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 8


  • 2 cups medium eggs noodles
  • 3 cups rotisserie chicken
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 cups baby carrots diced
  • 2-3 celery stalks diced
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • ½ small yellow onion
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • ¼ tsp dried rosemary
  • ¼ tsp dried sage
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper


  • Bring a pot of water to boil. Add egg noodles and cook for 7 – 8 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, to another pot, add butter, carrots and celery. Saute on medium heat for 5 minutes. Add onions and continue to cook for 2 minutes. After vegetables have softened, add minced garlic. Cook for about 30 seconds.
  • Add chicken broth, chicken, peas, rosemary, sage, bouillon cube, salt and pepper.
  • Drain the noodles and add to the pot.
  • Allow soup to simmer for 5 – 10 minutes.
  • Enjoy!

FAQ about Chicken Noodle Soup

Can I use homemade chicken?

Shredded home-cooked chicken works great in this recipe.

Are there any alternatives to egg noodles?

Yes, pasta like fusilli or spaghetti broken into short lengths can substitute for egg noodles.

How long does this soup keep?

Stored in an airtight container, this soup can be kept well in the fridge for up to 4 days or frozen for up to 3 months.

This Classic Chicken Noodle Soup is not just a meal; it’s comfort in a bowl. Whether you’re making it to warm up a chilly evening or to soothe a cold, this recipe promises delicious, hearty flavors with every spoonful.

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