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A white bowl filled with easy chicken and noodles as a soup for a healthy lunch.
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30-Minute Easy Chicken Noodle Soup

Quick and easy chicken noodle soup is the perfect remedy for the cold and flu season!  In under 30-minutes, you will be sitting down to a bowl full of America's favorite classic soup recipe.

Course Dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 274 kcal


  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup sweet onion finely chopped
  • 1 cup carrots cut into bite-sized pieces
  • ½ cup celery cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 lb. chicken breasts cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • ½ tsp. sage dried
  • ½ tsp. thyme dried
  • 3-4 cups chicken broth regular
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 cups almond milk unsweetened
  • 6 oz. rotini pasta gluten-free
  • See this recipe in Meal Plan #7


  1. In a large pot or Dutch oven drizzle olive oil and add onion, carrots, and celery.
  2. Saute over medium heat for 3 minutes.
  3. Add garlic and continue cooking over medium heat for 1 minute, stirring occasionally.

  4. Add chicken cubes and cook for 4-5 minutes, or until chicken is almost cooked through.
  5. Next, add salt, pepper, sage, thyme, chicken broth, water, and almond milk.
  6. Increase heat to high and bring soup to a boil.
  7. Once soup is boiling, add pasta and cook for 7-10 minutes, or until noodles are cooked through.*

  8. Serve with additional salt to taste and enjoy!  See this recipe in Meal Plan #7.

Recipe Notes

  • Noodles will continue to absorb liquid if you save soup as leftovers. To prevent this, you can divide the soup and only add as many noodles as you want at that time. When you reheat the soup, simply bring the soup to a boil and cook noodles for 7-10 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
30-Minute Easy Chicken Noodle Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 274 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 48mg16%
Sodium 976mg42%
Potassium 558mg16%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 3640IU73%
Vitamin C 12.5mg15%
Calcium 148mg15%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.