Steve's Super-Simple Chicken Soup

Corinne White


Every family has a favorite version of Chicken Noodle Soup. Finding ours was an adventure. Hope you enjoy it!
The photo is from the first time I made my honey MY family version (i.e., before I learned that he loathes celery). :)


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10 Min
35 Min
Stove Top


  • 32 oz
    low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 small
    onion, chopped
  • 4 medium
    carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 3
    bay leaves (dried)
  • 2-3 sprig(s)
    rosemary (fresh)
  • 2
    chicken breast fillets (boneless, skinless)
  • 8 oz
    wide egg noodles
  • ·
    salt & pepper to taste

How to Make Steve's Super-Simple Chicken Soup


  1. In a medium-large pot, heat broth, bay, rosemary, onions and carrots to boiling.
    Add chicken and reduce to simmer.
    Simmer 10 minutes, then cover and remove from heat.
    Let stand 15-20 minutes or until chicken is just cooked through.
    Remove chicken from pot and set aside.
    Remove bay and rosemary and discard.
    Taste broth for seasoning. Add salt and pepper as needed.
    Heat broth to low boil.
    Shred cooked chicken. Set aside.
    Add noodles to pot and cook to al dente. Do not over-cook!
    Reduce heat to low simmer. Add chicken back to pot to heat through.
    Taste for seasoning, adjust and serve.

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About Steve's Super-Simple Chicken Soup

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American

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