Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup
This healthy and easy Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup is a great way to warm up on a cold day! This cozy soup recipe is also a good way to use up rotisserie chicken!
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 large carrot peeled and finely chopped
- 1 rib celery, finely chopped
- 1/2 onion finely chopped
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon fresh thyme removed from stalk
- 1/4 cup flour
- 4 cups chicken broth
- 2 cups water
- 2 1/2 cups egg noodles
- 1 lb chicken cooked and then chopped or shredded
- 1 1/2 cups milk
- salt and pepper to taste
- 2 teaspoons fresh parsley chopped
Heat the oil in a large Dutch oven or stock pot over medium heat. Add the celery, carrots and onions and sauté until tender and the onions are translucent (about 5 minutes).
Add the paprika, thyme and flour and stir to coat the veggies. Pour in the broth and water and increase the heat to high to bring to a boil.
Add the noodles and reduce heat back to medium. Let them boil for about 15 minutes. Add in the cooked chicken and milk and cook for another 5 minutes, stirring often.
Taste the broth and season with salt and pepper to taste. Remove from heat. Sprinkle with fresh parsley before serving.
Calories: 254kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 12gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 47mgSodium: 647mgPotassium: 390mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 2222IUVitamin C: 14mgCalcium: 101mgIron: 1mg