Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup


A slow cooker chicken noodle soup with chicken, green onions, carrots, celery, and noodles.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 hrs 45 mins
Total Time:
6 hrs
8 servings


  • 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • 8 cups water

  • 2 stalks celery, chopped

  • 1 carrot, chopped

  • 1 green onion, chopped

  • 4 cubes chicken bouillon

  • 4 teaspoons dried parsley

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt

  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste

  • ½ teaspoon dried basil

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 6 ounces egg noodles


  1. Gather all ingredients.

    Overhead of chicken noodle soup ingredients in various bowls and pans.

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  2. Place chicken, water, celery, carrot, green onion, chicken bouillon, parsley, bay leaf, seasoned salt, salt, dried basil, and pepper into the bottom of a slow cooker. Cover and cook on Low until chicken breasts are no longer pink in the centers, 5 to 6 hours.

    Overhead of chicken breasts, broth, chopped vegetables, and seasonings in a slow cooker.

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    Overhead of chicken breasts, broth, chopped vegetables, and seasonings in a slow cooker after hours of cooking.

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  3. Remove and discard bay leaf. Remove chicken, shred using 2 forks.

    Overhead of shredded chicken and two full chicken breasts on a wooden surface.

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  4. Return shredded chicken to the pot. Stir in egg noodles.

    Overhead of chicken noodle soup in a slow cooker.

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  5. Cover and continue to cook on Low until noodles are tender, 20 to 30 minutes more.

    high angle looking into a slow cooker full of chicken noodle soup


Cook's Notes:

A total of 4 cups of chicken broth can be used in place of the chicken bouillon. If you use chicken broth, reduce the amount of water in the recipe to 4 cups instead of 8 cups.

You can alternatively cook the noodles separately and add them just before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

207 Calories
3g Fat
17g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 207
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 77mg 26%
Sodium 1055mg 46%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 45mg 3%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 276mg 6%

* 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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