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A white bowl is filled with chicken noodle soup that is made with gluten-free noodles.
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Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

A big bowl of this Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup will warm you up from the inside-out when colder weather calls for snuggly dinner recipes!  Cut your cook time in half by making this classic American soup recipe in your pressure cooker.  It's loaded with shredded chicken, rotini pasta, dried herbs, and can easily be made dairy-free and gluten-free with just a few simple ingredient swaps!

Course Dinner, Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 595 kcal


  • 2 Tbsp. oil avocado or olive
  • 1 sweet onion finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 6 cups chicken broth regular sodium
  • ½ tsp. thyme dried
  • ½ tsp. rosemary dried
  • ½ tsp. oregano dried
  • 1 ½ - 2 tsp. salt to taste
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • 1 - 1 ¼ lb. chicken breasts
  • 4 carrots peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces
4 stalks celery, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 12 oz. rotini pasta gluten-free if needed*
  • 1 cup milk cashew or almond milk


  1. Set a 6-quart Instant Pot to the sauté function and add oil and onions. Sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add crushed garlic and continue sautéing for an additional minute.
  2. Pour in chicken broth, scraping the bottom of the pot to ensure no bits or pieces are stuck.
  3. Mix in dried herbs, salt, and pepper.
  4. Submerge chicken breasts in the liquid.
  5. Layer carrots and then celery in the pot.
  6. Close the lid, ensure the pressure release valve is sealed, and set the Instant Pot to high pressure for 10 minutes. Quick release the pressure when the timer goes off.
  7. Shred the chicken breasts using two forks when the soup is done cooking.
  8. Pour in milk and add pasta. Set Instant Pot to the sauté function and cook pasta according to package directions.
  9. Serve chicken noodle soup with crackers or homemade croutons. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

If you're gluten-free, try out these pasta alternatives:

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 595 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 131mg44%
Sodium 2711mg118%
Potassium 1328mg38%
Carbohydrates 61g20%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 55g110%
Vitamin A 8253IU165%
Vitamin C 28mg34%
Calcium 142mg14%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.