Chicken noodle soup is delicious, warming you up from the inside out. Plus it offers it all—protein, vegetables, carbohydrates and fat.

Makes 6 servings
Prep: 10 min    Cook: 35 min


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • ½ cup minced onion
  • ½ cup diced carrots
  • ½ cup sliced celery
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup chopped cooked chicken breast
  • 6 ounces medium egg noodles, uncooked
  • Black pepper, to taste


  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, heat the olive oil.
  • Add onion, carrots, celery and garlic. Sauté until tender, about 5 to 6 minutes. Sprinkle the cornstarch and dried oregano over the vegetables and stir to combine. Cook for 1 minute.
  • Stir in chicken broth and bay leaf. Bring to a boil and reduce heat.
  • Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
  • Add chicken and noodles. Cook, covered, for another 10 minutes or until the noodles are tender.
  • Discard the bay leaf. Add black pepper to taste.


(serving size: 1 cup)

Calories: 117; total fat: 3 g; saturated fat: 1 g; sodium: 69 mg; cholesterol: 28 g; total carbs: 13 g; fiber: 1 g; sugars: 2 g; protein: 9 g; potassium 92 mg

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Chicken noodle soup is full of protein, vegetables and herbs, which are all part of a well-rounded diet. For more healthy eating tips, check out these easy ways to build a balanced, satisfying salad.

Published February 22, 2023


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