Grandma's Chicken Noodle Soup


This is my grandma's chicken noodle soup recipe. It's very savory and tasty, and I think everyone will like it. Use smoked chicken for even more flavor!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
close up view of Chicken Noodle Soup in a red dutch oven with a white ladle


  • 2 ½ cups wide egg noodles

  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil

  • 12 cups chicken broth

  • 1 ½ tablespoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning

  • 1 cup chopped celery

  • 1 cup chopped onion

  • cup cornstarch

  • ¼ cup water

  • 3 cups diced, cooked chicken meat


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add egg noodles and oil, and boil until noodles are tender, about 8 minutes. Drain, rinse under cool running water, and drain again.

  2. Bring broth, salt, and poultry seasoning to a boil in a Dutch oven. Stir in celery and onion; reduce the heat, cover, and simmer until vegetables have softened, about 15 minutes.

  3. Mix cornstarch and water together in a small bowl until cornstarch is completely dissolved; gradually stir into soup. Stir in noodles and chicken, and cook until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes.

    chicken noodle soup in bowl


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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

147 Calories
4g Fat
11g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 147
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 1664mg 72%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 26mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 355mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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