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Classic Chicken Noodle Soup

classic chicken noodle soup
Classic Chicken Noodle Soup
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 6

Chicken noodle soup might be one of the simplest meals to make, but the satisfaction it brings can hardly be matched. This simplified scratch version creates depth of flavor by browning the chicken first, then softening the aromatic vegetables, and adding the broth and egg noodles. It’s a chicken soup that’s everything you want it to be: easy, comforting and completely classic. MORE+ LESS-

Updated November 9, 2018
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Ingredients

2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
package (20 oz) boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut in 3/4-inch pieces
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
3/4
cup chopped onion
1/2
cup chopped carrot
1/2
cup chopped celery
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso™ chicken broth
1 1/2
cups uncooked medium egg noodles (3 oz)
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired
Garlic-flavored croutons, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    In 5-quart Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat; season chicken with salt and pepper. Cook chicken in oil 6 to 8 minutes, stirring once, until chicken is browned on outside. Using slotted spoon, transfer to bowl; cover and keep warm.
  • 2
    Add onion, carrot and celery to oil and drippings in Dutch oven; cook over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until softened.
  • 3
    Stir in chicken broth; heat to boiling. Stir in egg noodles and the browned chicken; return to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until noodles are tender.
  • 4
    Serve soup topped with parsley and croutons.

Expert Tips

  • Browning the chicken pieces before starting the soup adds flavor and good color to the meat.
  • To ensure even cooking, cut vegetables so they are similar in size.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
770mg
32%
Potassium
270mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
2g
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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