Soup’s on!

There’s nothing quite like a hearty bowl of homemade chicken noodle soup in the wintertime. This delicious and easy recipe features a melange of simple, comforting flavors, plus egg noodles and tender veggies to get the kids on board, too! 

Easy Chicken Noodle Soup


  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 3 cups cooked shredded chicken (equivalentof one rotisserie chicken)
  • 3 large carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 package of egg noodles


Put broth, chicken and carrots in a large pot and bring to a boil. 

Reduce heat and simmer.

Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.

Saute onion and celery until tender. 

Add the celery, onion and parsley to the pot of soup.

Simmer until the carrots are tender.

Bring the soup mixture back to a boil and add the noodles. 

Boil for an additional 5 to 10 minutes or until noodles are done.  

Remove from heat and cool slightly before serving.

Megan Devine is an elementary school teacher who lives with her husband and four school-age children in Northeastern Minnesota. Find more family-friendly meal ideas on her blog at