This chicken noodle soup is such a comfort food.  If I have a cold or I am feeling bad, a bowl of this soup with some cornbread makes me feel better!

3 large chicken breasts, chopped  (I use the boneless, skinless ones)
1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth
1 medium onion, chopped
2 (10.5 ounce) cans cream of chicken soup, undiluted
1 cup celery, chopped
1 cup carrots, chopped (Optional)
5 cups water
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon thyme
2 bay leaves
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2  (16 ounce) bag of egg noodles or you can make your own noodles.
Place all ingredients in a large soup pot except noodles.  Bring to a boil, turn down to simmer and cook until chicken and carrots are done. (I left the carrots out because I don’t like them in this soup but a lot of people do). Add noodles and simmer another 30 minutes.  Makes about 3 quarts of soup.  Enjoy!
Note:  You can make this soup quicker using about 4 cups of cooked chicken and leaving out the carrots.  Great if you have chicken left over.  I have also made it in the crockpot, cooking on high for 4 hours or low for 7 and adding the noodles about the last hour or so.
If you like this recipe, you might also like my recipe for Savory Corn Chowder.
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  1. Do you need to cook the noodles before adding to soup?

  2. This was great! So easy too.

  3. Making this in the crock pot right now, using whole chicken as I think it adds a little more flavor. Cant wait to enjoy this after my sons football game tonight!! (:

  4. Mary Willis says:

    what is the recipe for the muffins that is pictured with the chicken noodle soup?

  5. Hubby has flu,,,making it today,,,,sounds great….

  6. Susie Washburn says:

    Made this tonite, eveyone loved it.

  7. [email protected] says:

    Could you please resend me the carrot cake recipe? Thank you. Pam

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  8. may i ask how many servings does this make?

  9. Linda Raser says:

    Great chicken noodle recipe, I loved it. This is definitely the best soup I’ve had in a long time. My husband swears by this soup when he’s sick. Thank you for another great soup recipe! Keep em’ coming! We love a nice hot hearty soup when it’s cold for dinner with a warm crusty Italian bread to soak up all those great juices. Well done Susan!Again!

  10. I just love your site! come here all the time as I friended you on FB & get all your posts & they’re great. Keep them coming. I have so many of your recipes that I haven’t been able to try yet but am working on it. Made a hamburger casserole yesterday & today is a chix soup day!!

  11. Sarah Johnson says:

    Love you Southern Lady and your site!! Just keep on cooking and posting!!

  12. Definitely going to try this!! Only one problem… so many great recipes .. where does one begin?!

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