Chicken Soup with Homemade Egg Noodles

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Kayleen Rosenkaimer

By
@kayleen126

Whenever we were sick Grandma P.'s soup came to the rescue. She taught me how to make homemade noodles at visits to her home when I was young. Store bought noodles just don't compare. This soup is comforting, hearty and delicious!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

SOUP

2
boneless chicken breasts or 2 small chicken breasts halves
1 box
48 oz. college inn chicken broth (low salt if available)
2 c
water
8
baby carrots sliced or1 carrot peeled and sliced
2
stalks celery preferably with the leaves chopped
1
medium sized onion chopped
1/2 cup
rice (minute rice can be used)
1 tsp
garlic powder
1 tsp
fresh ground pepper
1/2 tsp
salt (optional)

HOMEMADE NOODLES

1 c
flour
1
large egg
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 tsp
water (may need a little more or less depending on texture)
1 tsp
lemon herb seasoning (optional)
flour for rolling out noodle dough

How to Make Chicken Soup with Homemade Egg Noodles

Step-by-Step

  • 1Wash chicken then put chicken, broth,cold water,carrots,celery,onion,rice and seasonings in a big pot on stove and heat on high until boils.
  • 2Stir to mix then turn down to low-medium heat and cook for 20-25 minutes until chicken and veggies are cooked. While chicken is cooking make the noodles (recipe below).
  • 3Remove chicken when done, cool, shred chicken into small pieces and put back into soup.
  • 4For noodles--In a small bowl add the flour and make a well in the center.Add to the center the egg,olive oil,water and herb seasoning.
  • 5With your fingers pinch pinch pinch until the flour is mixed in and it pulls away from the bowl. (you may use a fork if you don't want to use your fingers)
  • 6You should have a ball of dough the size of a large tennis ball. On counter top knead this dough for about 2 minutes until it is smooth and round.Cover with the bowl and let rest for 15-20 minutes.
  • 7Now take a little flour and sprinkle it on counter top and roll out the dough until it is thin. You should almost see through it. Sprinkle with a little flour again.
  • 8Fold the dough 3-4 times and then with a pizza cutter on a cutting board, cut the folded dough into strips. These can vary in thickness whatever you prefer.Unroll noodle strips then cut into 2 inch pieces.
  • 9Heat soup again and then add the noodle strips to the broth. The noodles are done when they float to the top of the broth.
  • 10Enjoy your soup!

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About Chicken Soup with Homemade Egg Noodles

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy