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Roasted Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

Roasted Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

When the weather turns chilly, I stock my soup pot with this warmer-upper. The creamy, nicely seasoned broth is chock-full of tender chicken, potatoes, carrots and celery. There's old-fashioned goodness in every spoonful of this thick, hearty soup! —Julee Wallberg, Salt Lake City, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 6 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 4 cups cubed peeled potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 2 cups uncooked yolk-free wide noodles
  • 1 cup fat-free evaporated milk


  • 1. In a stockpot over medium-high heat, saute the onion, carrots and celery in oil for 5 minutes or until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the flour, oregano, thyme and poultry seasoning until blended.
  • 2. Gradually add the broth, potatoes and salt; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • 3. Stir in chicken and noodles; simmer for 10 minutes or until noodles are tender. Reduce heat. Stir in milk; heat through (do not boil). Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups: 235 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 851mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 20g protein.

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zegunism User ID: 3308364 258510
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2016

"By far the best chicken noodle soup I've ever had!"

rwippel User ID: 4262008 257022
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2016

"This soup is really good!!! i didn't have any cooked chicken, so I browned some in the pan, then saluted the vegetables. Once I added the stock, I pulled up all the brown bits in the bottom of the pan. It was excellent! I do recommend cutting back on the amount of time you cook the potatoes. They were a little over done for my liking."

cas378 User ID: 4880004 243574
Reviewed Feb. 10, 2016

"I guess I'm in the minority here. Nobody in my family liked this. My husband added hot sauce and a bunch of other spices in order to find it edible. I seemed to have potential but there was no flavor. Also I think the potatoes and evaporated milk didn't work."

sbrich User ID: 7452138 242013
Reviewed Jan. 18, 2016

"This is a great recipe for chicken noodle soup. I will definitely keep it. It has a great flavor , and the consistency and ingredients are perfect."

angelic0w User ID: 7083663 241758
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2016

"This soup has a great flavor!!! It is definitely a keeper."

grampyandgrumpy User ID: 480119 240538
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2015

"We love this soup!! It is thick like a stew and the herbs make it taste like its name 'Roasted chicken', full of vegetables and noodles-so comforting and delicious! Don't omit anything,

I made it as written, but used regular whole milk, and less potato and noodles (2 medium peeled and cubed Russet potatoes; and 1/2 of an 11 oz. bag - or 4 ounces of thawed frozen noodles). Use a large soup pot or Dutch Oven this makes at least 5 quarts of soup."

caree929 User ID: 3830950 237705
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2015

"This is the chicken noodle soup I've been searching for! What makes this is really the herbs used. I didn't add the potatoes, garlic, or milk-- I wanted it a little more basic-- but the flavor was outstanding without those. Even my normally soup-picky husband commented on how good it was. This is the perfect chicken noodle soup for when you're sick or to warm you up on a cold night!"

kaskren User ID: 1292799 237134
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2015

"This is a hit with my family of 5. Kids love it, it has a great flavor. I sometimes transfer it to a crockpot to keep it warm if bringing it anywhere. Served with yummy bread!"

habenaroman User ID: 7905288 235269
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2015

"Very good"

dschultz01 User ID: 1076910 232178
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2015

"This is potato soup meets chicken noodle soup. It's good, but the combination of potatoes and noodles in the same soup was a little weird to me. If I made it again, I would probably omit the potatoes, and increase the chicken."

mercougar User ID: 4266875 223326
Reviewed Mar. 22, 2015

"Words can't describe how much I loved this recipe!!!"

tigortweet User ID: 6916011 222791
Reviewed Mar. 15, 2015

"very good! I added lentils because I had some extras on hand, and I boiled raw chicken at the beginning. other than that we followed the recipe and it was definitely a keeper. very good!"

angieact1 User ID: 1990802 222313
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2015

"Very good and helped the family through some sick days!"

nhersch User ID: 5467560 220818
Reviewed Feb. 18, 2015

"I used cream instead of evaporated milk. Next time I'd reduce it to 1/2 cup. soup is delicious"

nhersch User ID: 5467560 220817
Reviewed Feb. 18, 2015

"I used cream instead of evaporated milk. Next time I'd reduce it to 1/2 cup. soup is delicious"

prbout User ID: 237833 216861
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2015

"So VERY good. Could also be called chicken Pot pie soup. Will be making again many times."

amyinva User ID: 8190526 216371
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2014

"Amazing soup my kids and husband love this"

lmmanda User ID: 1101093 205264
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2014

"Delicious, I did make a couple of changes. I used raw chicken which I cooked with the vegetables, I used sweet potatoes instead of regular potatoes, added 2 bay leaves, additional salt and poultry seasoning, and some pepper and lemon pepper to taste."

ad554836 User ID: 5085348 45149
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2014

"This soup was fantastic. It's a great way to use leftover chicken and homemade broth! The leftovers essentially absorbed all the fluid so I added a little more broth when reheating it, but it was still great! I'll make this again for sure!"

cookieladyangel User ID: 245594 86604
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2014

"I made this soup yesterday per the recipe "except" I didn't bother to measure the noodles so I'm sure there were more than the recipe called for -- I will know next time to measure since more noodles absorb the liquid & is more like a stew than soup. It was very good and my husband loved it (he does most of the cooking) & said it's a keeper. I will definitely be making this again with the required amount of noodles. Like any cooking it does take time to cut up all the veggies but my husband came in the kitchen to be my assistant pre chef so it went faster. By the way one other major change I made was that I used leftover cooked turkey instead of chicken. I do this all the time so didn't even think about when I started writing this review. I freeze leftover turkey from the holidays and use it in casseroles, soups, barbecue etc."

Grammaisnumberone User ID: 7573034 45148
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2013

"This was very tasty. I added bay leaf, curry pdr., broccolli, and used half and half instead of evap. milk. I would make again."

mom2lauren User ID: 7407229 45147
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2013

"This is my go-to soup recipe. I have modified it to fit my gluten free life, but the basics remain the same, I use only sweet potatoes and no white potatoes, omit the noodles and the milk, instead of regular flour I use arrowroot flour, in place of the noodles I add in some more veggies- whatever I have- peas, green beans , zucchini or chopped broccoli are all good. I make this a couple times a month through the winter and keep it frozen in lunch size containers ."

pajamaangel User ID: 1603339 86599
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2013

"Followed this recipe exactly and we really loved it! My son who doesn't like carrots or onions raved about it. I will definitely make this again for a chilly autumn night's supper."

nancy stanczyk User ID: 3962115 89247
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2013

"Delish!! Used leftover lemon roasted redskinned potatoes, leftover chicken. Done in a flash! Yummy!!"

Bonito User ID: 1630276 89246
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2013

"With winter coming and time for soup - I prepared this with left over rotisserie chicken - it was so good it was easy and my family gave it a thumbs up"

Jwright1350 User ID: 5805718 82991
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2013

"This soup as good and easy to make. It was a good choice for a cold winter evening."

cimgraph User ID: 4094097 120189
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2013

"I am making it now, but using leftover rice instead of noodles, but am adding a few potatoes to the pot. I made my own stock from leftover roasted chicken. Can't wait until tonight. It's snowing outside and this will be perfect!"

LaurenDillon User ID: 3582384 53180
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2013

"I read all the reviews on this before I made it and I decided to used to use the rotisserie chicken. I added less potatoes because my daughter doesn't like them and I omitted the milk. Family gave it two thumbs up! Add a loaf of crusty bread and its a wonderful meal on a cold day."

kajohn4 User ID: 5930355 36834
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2013

"I've made this recipe ton's of times....still my favorite recipe for chicken noodle soup but unfortunately Taste of Home can't take credit for it. This recipe originated in Cooking Light!"

karilynne01 User ID: 7096865 132587
Reviewed Jan. 22, 2013

"This soup was excellent! It's a cold bone chilling day and this soup just warmed you inside out. I tweeked it a little with abit more spices. kids loved it! :-)"

sassyann39 User ID: 2140492 86598
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2013

"I made this soup except I used the turkey bones to make stock from Thanksgiving. Also used leftover turkey instead of chicken so it really was turkey soup but followed recipe for all else. It was really very good with the turkey and i can't wait to make it with the chicken now. soup is a must in cold weather."

Nicki5 User ID: 6270568 205263
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2012

"Very Good! I didn't measure my potatoes, just used up the 5 small reds that I had. Used 2 large chicken breasts and a whole can of evaporated milk. Didn't know what I would use the extra 4 oz for in the next few days so it got added. It makes a lot and it's filling!"

Joscy User ID: 2694585 41604
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2012

"I am looking forward to trying my hand at making soup. this recipes sounds wonderful. Thank you for sharing."

gizesmom User ID: 5271726 45145
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2012

"I have never tried home made chicken noodle soup before and I REALLY glad I did! Delicious flavor!!! I used a rorisserie chicken instead of regular cooked chicken and it gave it more "chikeny" flavor. Next time I'll cut down the potatoes and add more carrots, celery and even add some peas. Well worth the time!"

DEADMOON7 User ID: 6363012 89244
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2012

"This one of the best chicken soups I've ever had! Very hearty and flavorful. I've made it twice already to have for lunches at work all week long. I can't get enough of it!"

10sChick User ID: 4943196 82990
Reviewed May. 2, 2012

"I think the word soup is used very loosely for describing this recipe. I didn't even get as far as adding the milk and the "broth" was really more of a gravy. I started adding more chicken broth but after it sat for even another 30 minutes, the liquid was pretty much gone again, soaked up by the noodles or who knows what. It tasted OK, but with potatoes and all that going on, let's just call it a stew. I can't say it was worth repeating for me."

casum User ID: 4075339 41394
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2012

"So yummy! I thought 4 cups off potatoes was a bit over kill, but don't think you should omit them all together. I really like how the potatoes cook and disintegrate into the broth.I used whole grain noodles also. I will never use chicken noodle soup in the can again :)"

maryagross User ID: 4762660 120187
Reviewed Mar. 5, 2012

"Everyone loves this soup. I modify the recipe a little ..... skip the potatoes, double the carrots, add a little pepper and use 2 heaping cups of noodles. Nice and thick and tasty."

cwbuff User ID: 441425 41391
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2012

"This is definitely a superior chicken noodle soup! My daughter made off with the recipe before I could type it into my recipe collection, and I had to spend a lot of time looking it up again on the web site. I followed two of the suggestions and cooked bone-in thighs in the broth and added peas at the end. Also (since I am not very health conscious) I used real cream instead of evap milk since I think its color is more appetizing, and substituted leaks instead of regular onion. Once, long ago, I heard that what makes great chicken soup (the kind the Jewish moms make) is the combination of leeks and garlic. As well, I added 2 more cups of broth and reduced the potatoes to 2 cups. Mushrooms sauteed first in butter would make a great addition. Finally, I think meat from a rotisserie chicken would be very good in this soup, too. This goes to the top of my list of chicken soups."

NolaMc User ID: 6221107 36832
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2012

"I added more chicken broth, I like it more soupy. It's more like a casserole."

rkaiser53 User ID: 5903906 41380
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2012

"This turned out very well, was nice and creamy. Everyone loved it and thought the potatoes added a little something to it. I personally thought the potatoes were a bit much and overpowered the rest of the flavors slightly. I will leave them out next time and hope i don't get yelled at for it. Definitely going to become a frequent meal."

kerrynjames User ID: 5662698 53179
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2012

"We enjoyed the overall flavor of this dish. I didn't have poultry seasoning, and I didn't take the time to Google a good substitute, so I threw in some rosemary instead. I also left out the milk, as it just seemed strange.

Things to change for next time: I'm adding some green beans in, leaving out 1/2 the potatoes and putting in some extra noodles.
We did enjoy this dish! Thank you!"

ahmom User ID: 3426126 120124
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2012

"Excellent. I think peas would be good in it."

tara7 User ID: 1733340 65877
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2012

"Very good! I cooked skinless chicken thighs in the broth with the carrots, onions and celery and then took it off the bone when I added my noodles. I think it added a good flavor to cook it that way since I didn't already have cooked chicken. Great recipe!"

annaf27 User ID: 5217952 82868
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2011

"I've made this recipe twice in the last couple weeks! I love the thickness & blend of seasoning! It's a fantastic winter meal!"

bjsilve0 User ID: 172187 205262
Reviewed Dec. 18, 2011

"Tried it with and without the milk and liked it both ways. I made it with turkey and turkey bloth and home made noodles."

kecutie2 User ID: 6336191 132565
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2011

"It was very tasty. I made it without the evaporated milk and the potatoes. Turned out great and it's healthier than many other chicken noodle soups. I will be making this again."

dawnrosanne User ID: 1014810 41378
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2011

"I added more salt and the poultry seasoning to it as well as 1 more cup of broth."

Diane M. Cammarata User ID: 5844439 53178
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2011

"Only thing I would do is omit the milk."

angel329 User ID: 5415404 122274
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2011

"The ultimate comfort food!!! I make it about once a week and nobody complains!"

Kelly F User ID: 5835864 112799
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2011

"I've used this recipe twice. The first was after I had made a whole chicken and had broth leftover. The cloves I used when I baked the chicken added amazing character. I substituted mushrooms for potatoes."

thejeffr User ID: 5827444 82867
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2011

"I'd just leave out the evaporated milk next time"

cmarie_1124 User ID: 5693915 86596
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2011

"We both really enjoyed this soup. Perfect on a cold day when you crave homemade soup! I left out the potatoes, adding 1/2 c extra carrot & celery (each) and 2 c extra noodles (used half a large pkg total). It reheats well."

SJS9 User ID: 4019106 132564
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2011

"This was delicious and very easy to make. The seasonings were perfect. I did find that the noodles and potatoes was a bit to much starch. The next time that I make it I think that I will add green beans instead of potatoes. I also added 2 more cups of broth. Other than that it was reallt tasty. SJS9"

mjwcook User ID: 2758276 54150
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2010

"I made this soup for our family Christmas Eve gathering. It was delicious! I will make it again and again. Great recipe!"

chumlette User ID: 3336379 60547
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2010

"I rarely like chicken noodle soup (tho' I did when I was a kid). This one was terrific. I used whole wheat pastry flour (trying to be a bit healthier) & subbed fresh sage for poultry seasoning b/c I had it. I only had 1 sm potato (which was enough, IMO). I also had to cook my 1 1/2 chick breast in the soup b/c I didn't have any already prepared. Topped w/a spoon of RF sour cream and scallions. Yum. Thx for the recipe!"

veedwa9 User ID: 5354053 82866
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2010

"My family love it ,And.I have a picky family.Thanks for sharing."

DTassell User ID: 4889059 65861
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2010

"Very good flavor. I personally left the potatoes out because I felt like I didn't need all that starch. But it was still and excellent flavor. Will definitely make it again."

JAKeyes User ID: 4182927 65860
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2010

"this soup was excellent and definitely very filling."

hatiej User ID: 1197656 53177
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2009

"I LOVE THIS! I've never tried to make soup before, and for my first attempt, this may be the only soup I ever make!"

DianeKastens User ID: 661847 53176
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2009

"This passed the test for Christmas Eve soups. Left out potatoes, too. Used Spice Islands Boumonte seasoning. We loved it!"

mandy421 User ID: 3586196 54149
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2009

"This recipe was delicious and my husband loved it. I didn't put potatoes in it either. We will definitely be making it again soon!"

nott818 User ID: 1584703 45144
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2009

"Made this last night--yum! Didn't have any poultry seasoning, so I used McCormick's Grill Blends Montreal chicken Seasoning instead. I also left out the potatoes--just didn't think they were necessary along with the noodles. I just got done eating leftovers for lunch and it was even better the next day!"

34r48d6t User ID: 3527292 132563
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2009

"I haven't made this yet, but it sure sounds yummy. The only ingredient I would leave out is the teaspoon of salt. Just don't need it."

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