Crock Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken noodle soup
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  • 6 hrs 25 mins
  • Prep: 25 mins,
  • Cook: 6 hrs
  • Yield: 6 Servings
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This easy crockpot chicken noodle soup is a snap to prepare with chicken, onions, carrots, celery, and noodles, and it is one of our most popular slow cooker soup recipes.

I have received many positive comments about this soup, plus some feedback and advice for improvements. Depending on the type of noodles you use, they could become soggy. To avoid soggy noodles, cook them separately until just tender. Drain them and then add them to the soup just before serving. 

What You'll Need

  • 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 pounds chicken pieces
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 cups chicken broth, low sodium
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste, depending on saltiness of the chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram or basil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 to 6 ounces medium egg noodles, 2 to 3 cups

How to Make It

  1. Place all ingredients except noodles in the Crock Pot.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 5 to 6 hours.
  3. Remove chicken and bay leaf from pot; take meat from bones, dice, and return to broth, and add the noodles.
  4. Cook another 45 minutes to 1 hour or until noodles are done (about 20 to 30 minutes on high).

Alternatively, you may want to cook the noodles separately and add them just before serving.

Tips and Variations

  • Add 1 clove of fresh pressed garlic with the vegetables or add about 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder.

Makes about 6 servings.

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