Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup with Rotisserie Chicken

Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup with Rotisserie Chicken

7 Reviews
From: EatingWell.com, October 2019

This rich-tasting but better-for-you creamy chicken soup has a delicious chicken pot pie feel to it. We call for rotisserie chicken to streamline your prep time—look for a nice big one with lots of breast meat on it. Pair this comforting and easy soup recipe with a green salad, or, if you're really hungry, a grilled cheese sandwich.

Ingredients 8 servings

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  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups chopped yellow onion (from 1 large onion)
  • 1 cup chopped carrots (from 2 medium carrots)
  • 1 cup chopped celery (from 2 large stalks)
  • 1¾ teaspoons kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups unsalted chicken stock
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 4 ounces uncooked whole-wheat egg noodles
  • 3 cups coarsely chopped rotisserie chicken breast (from 2 rotisserie chickens)
  • 1 cup frozen green peas

Preparation

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  1. Melt butter with olive oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high. Add onion, carrots, celery and salt, and cook, stirring often, until vegetables are slightly softened, 6 to 8 minutes. Add flour and stir to coat. Stir in broth and milk and let mixture come to a boil. Add uncooked noodles to boiling mixture. Cover and cook until noodles are al dente, about 8 minutes. Stir in chicken and peas and cook until pasta reaches desired doneness and chicken and peas are warmed through, about 1 to 2 more minutes. Serve immediately.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1¼ cups
  • Per serving: 258 calories; 9 g fat(4 g sat); 4 g fiber; 24 g carbohydrates; 23 g protein; 7 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 101 mg calcium; 730 mg sodium; 422 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings:

Reviews 7

November 14, 2019
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By: MOMATHAN
I loved this, as did my family. I added a few extra spices - garlic, rosemary, oregano, sage and poultry seasoning. I used 1 1/2 c of evaporated milk, 1/2 c of whole milk and used the recipe’s 4 c of broth, but it wasn’t as soupy as we’d like. Next time I will increase the broth I think. So perfect with a loaf of sourdough. Great and easy recipe.
November 09, 2019
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By: glgrosz
This recipe is a solid starting point for many variations and one that I will use and adapt often. I used Almond Milk which worked fine. I also added some poultry seasoning, thyme, and a bay leaf while it cooked. Next time I will add some garlic. I think it would also be great with leftover Thanksgiving turkey and a little sage and rosemary.
October 19, 2019
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By: Katesmom99
Since the recipe called for a rotisserie chicken, I used the carcass to make the broth. This gave the soup great flavor. I also used frozen egg noodles which are more substantial (I used about 3/4 of a 1-pound package--and I simmered the soup for about 15 minutes after adding them). I used 1 tbsp of Penzey's Fox Point seasoning as suggested by another reviewer (I felt the soup still needed the salt called for in the recipe), and I added 1 teaspoon of sugar. I used 4 cups of chicken. This soup (as adapted) was outstanding. It tasted like chicken pot pie without the crust. I know I made a lot of changes, but I think they were worth it. I'll be making this soup often.
October 17, 2019
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By: Missouri Breaks
I've made lots of cream soups and various iterations of chicken noodle soup but never a creamy noodle soup! This recipe was easy to make with ingredients, save for the ww egg noodles, that I had on hand. I used 2% milk; I almost used evaporated skim as I typically do in cream soups. The best part: it was very filling (important to me!) and delicious. My family wasn't suspicious that the noodles were whole wheat like they are with elbow pasta! I was happy I tried this recipe at the start of soup season; I'll certainly be making it again this winter. Thank you Eating Well!
October 10, 2019
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By: pegt
This was delicious!! The only change I made was to cook a slice of bacon in the beginning, it added a nice smoky flavor to it!
October 08, 2019
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By: Nancy
LOVE this soup!! Only thing I added was my favorite spice, Fox Point Seasoning from Penzy Spices.. Everyone raved about it . Perfect for a cool autumn night.This is a keeper recipe for sure!
October 07, 2019
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By: MeganOS
I love how easy it is to make this soup -- you can use rotisserie chicken or leftover cooked chicken.
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