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Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

A couple nights ago we had soup night. There was a slight chill in the air and with my desperation to make Fall appear in Southern California, I jumped at the chance to make something warm and comforting.

I went to the grocery store to gather the necessary ingredients and didn’t realize I forgot to buy egg noodles until I got home. All we had was spaghetti noodles. I gave M the job of breaking the spaghetti noodles into small pieces. It was the perfect little job for her.

This soup was our post trick-or-treat meal.

It was a hit with the entire family. I made some of this bread to eat on the side.

Ingredients:

  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 3 cups cooked chicken (shredded) I used rotisserie chicken
  • 1/2 box spaghetti noodles broken up into smaller pieces
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • salt & pepper to taste

To a large pot, add your chicken broth, 1/2 cup milk, celery, carrots, and onion. Cook for 30 minutes over medium heat. Add your chicken and noodles and cook for about 10 minutes just until the noodles are cooked. In a separate bowl, mix your flour and 1/2 cup milk until smooth. Add flour mixture to your soup and stir until mixed through. Cook for an additional 7 minutes over medium-high heat.

Enjoy!

 

7 Responses

  1. Anna @ On Anna's Plate said on November 3, 2011 at 8:28 am

    Ooooh, this looks like the perfect fall soup! Almost makes me want to catch a cold, just to eat this as a cure 🙂

  2. Sarah said on November 3, 2011 at 9:51 am

    Mmmm…you have me craving this now- spaghetti noodles and all! I’m definitely putting this on my to-make list.

  3. Maryea {Happy Healthy Mama} said on November 3, 2011 at 11:32 am

    Comfort food at its finest! Looks fantastic. 🙂

  4. Kelli H (Made in Sonoma) said on November 3, 2011 at 12:39 pm

    Looks great!

  5. Meaghan O'Connor @ My Spoonful of Inspiration said on November 3, 2011 at 1:30 pm

    Yum! Homemade chicken noodle soup is pure heaven. 🙂 Looks like such a great fall meal.

  6. Sarena (The Non Dairy Queen) said on November 3, 2011 at 6:16 pm

    I just made chicken and dumplings this past week. It must be comfort food week! Your soup looks perfect!

  7. Lauren at Keep It Sweet said on November 4, 2011 at 3:34 am

    M is getting so bic! That soup sounds wonderful.