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The Easiest (& Best) Chicken Soup

This is the easiest soup to throw together on a relaxing, cozy afternoon or any time during the week. Feel free to add noodles, but cook them separately and add them in last so they don’t soak up all your broth.

Serves: 8

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 2-3 hours

Chicken Soup with Carrots, Celery and Pasta


All the meat from an already roasted 5-6 pound chicken, shredded

8 cups chicken broth (you may need more depending on how big your chicken is or feel free not to use all the chicken if you feel the ratio is off).

1 yellow onion, diced

2 cups carrots, peeled and sliced

2 cups celery, sliced

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon garlic, minced

2 bay leaves

1 tablespoon dried oregano

1 tablespoon dried thyme

salt and pepper

1 box of pasta (optional)

  1. In a large pot saute onion, carrots, celery, and garlic in the olive oil.

  2. Add the bay leaves, oregano, and thyme.

  3. Add the chicken and the broth and simmer on low for a couple of hours.

  4. Add already cooked noodles and serve hot.

  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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