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crockpot chicken noodle soup served in a white soup bowl
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Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup

from kristineskitchenblog.com
This Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup recipe makes it so easy to make homemade chicken noodle soup from scratch. It's comforting, healthy and perfect for a cold day!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time6 hrs 10 mins
Total Time6 hrs 25 mins
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 269kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 4 large carrots peeled and sliced, about 2 cups
  • 3 ribs celery chopped, about 2 cups
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme, or 3 sprigs fresh rosemary (see note)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 cups chicken stock or low sodium chicken broth
  • 7 ounces egg noodles about 3 cups
  • fresh parsley optional, for serving

Instructions

  • Put chicken in the bottom of the slow cooker. Add the onion, carrots, celery, garlic, thyme, bay leaf, salt, pepper and chicken stock or broth.
  • Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours, until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are tender.
  • Remove the bay leaf and thyme sprigs and discard. It's ok if some leaves fall off of the thyme stems into the soup.
  • Remove the chicken to a clean bowl or cutting board. Let it rest for 5 minutes and then shred it into small pieces. Return the chicken to the soup.
  • Meanwhile, if the slow cooker is not on high, set it to the high setting. Stir in the egg noodles. Cook on high for 10 minutes or until the noodles are tender.
  • Taste the soup and add salt and pepper as needed. Serve.

Notes

  • If you don't have fresh herbs, you can use dried herbs. Try rosemary, thyme, basil, oregano, or a combination of your favorites. Use between 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons of dried herbs total.

Nutrition

Serving: 1.5cups | Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 582mg | Potassium: 653mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 5165IU | Vitamin C: 5.6mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1.4mg
Nutrition information is only an estimate.
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