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Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

There's something about a bowl of homemade chicken noodle soup that warms your soul. A family recipe that is tried and true and loved by all.
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: carrots, celery, chicken, savory broth
Author: Tara Moore

Ingredients

broth

  • 8-10 c water
  • 1 whole chicken
  • 4 carrots peeled and chopped
  • 4 celery sticks chopped
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 1 large sprig fresh thyme
  • 1 large garlic clove smashed

soup

  • 3 carrots peeled and sliced
  • 3 celery sticks diced
  • 1/2 yellow onion diced
  • 4 tsp chicken base better than bouillon brand
  • 10 oz egg noodles
  • shredded chicken or 2 cooked chicken breasts if not using a whole chicken from above
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • pepper
  • Fresh parsley chopped

Instructions

  • Add all of the "broth" ingredients to a large stock pot, bring everything to a boil and then reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 2 hours
  • Strain everything from the stock pot, into a smaller pot
  • Discard the used vegetables
  • To the new pot add the carrots, celery, onion, better than bouillon chicken base, salt and pepper
  • Shred the chicken and add to the pot
  • Simmer this on low until the vegetables are almost fork tender
  • Add the egg noodles cooking per package instruction
  • Serve with some fresh chopped parsley and enjoy!