Chicken Soup
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins

A simple and hearty soup recipe full of flavors. A flavorsome recipe made with chicken, potatoes, and vegetables.

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken soup
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 196 kcal
Author: Marina | Let the Baking Begin
  • 1 chicken breast
  • 2 chicken thighs
  • 5 medium yukon/yellow potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 1.5 cups noodles
  • 1 medium carrot cubed
  • 1 medium onion cubed
  • 1 bell pepper cubed
  • Parsley chopped
  • 1 cup/can cooked mushrooms
  • 1 can black beans
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • 1 clove garlic peeled, pressed
  1. Place chicken meat in a large pot. Fill the pot to 3/4 full with water, place on a stove and turn to medium high heat and cook for about 40 minutes until the chicken is tender. With a slotted spoon continuously skim the water from impurities. While it's cooking work on the rest of the vegetables.
  2. In a skillet, over high heat, saute the onions in 3-4 tablespoons oil, constantly mixing with a spoon until golden in color. Add the carrots, bell pepper and saute for another 3-4 minutes. Add a ladle of broth from the pot with the chicken into the skillet, quickly cover with the lid and let the vegetables cook on low for about 7-8 minutes.

  3. In a separate pot, bring about 2 qts of water to boil. Drop the noodles and cook until al dante. Drain and rinse with warm water.
  4. Once the chicken is almost ready, drop the cubed potatoes and let them cook until soft, but not falling apart, about 10 minutes.
  5. When the potatoes are cooked, take out the meat into a separate dish and shred it into small pieces using mixer with a paddle attachment, or two forks.
  6. Transfer the vegetables from the skillet into the pot, add 1 can canned beans, 1 cup mushrooms, shredded chicken, 1.5 cup noodles, salt, pepper (to taste) and 1 garlic. Let the soup come to boil.

  7. Turn heat off. Add chopped parsley. Serve with a dollop of sour cream.
Recipe Notes

Soup is even better about an hour or two after cooking.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 196 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 42mg14%
Sodium 77mg3%
Potassium 826mg24%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 1748IU35%
Vitamin C 36mg44%
Calcium 52mg5%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.