Bowl of Creamy Chicken Noodle and Vegetable Soup served with sliced bread.
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Creamy Chicken Noodle and Vegetable Soup

Homemade recipe for a delicious and easy Creamy Chicken Noodle and Vegetable Soup.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken Noodle Soup, Creamy Chicken Noodle and Vegetable Soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 587kcal
Author Adapted from Cooking Classy

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 small onion finely diced
  • 2 cloves small garlic minced
  • 1 cup sliced carrot
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • Salt, pepper, dry oregano or thyme to taste.
  • 6 cups chicken broth low sodium
  • 1 cup dry pasta of your choice (I used spaghettini broken into small pieces)
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups milk I used 2%
  • 3/4 cup frozen peas
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • Dash of nutmeg optional
  • Chopped fresh parsley optional

Instructions

  • Heat butter and olive oil in a large pot.
  • Add onion, celery and carrot and cook stirring for about 3 minutes, add garlic and cook for one more minute.
  • Add salt, pepper and dried oregano or thyme.
  • Add chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  • When soup is boiling add uncooked noodles and cook for approximately 8 minutes.
  • Meanwhile in a small saucepan, over medium heat, melt butter and add flour, stir the mixture constantly for about 3 minutes.
  • Slowly add the milk to the flour and butter mixture, whisking constantly until the milk comes to a boil.
  • Pour the creamy milky mixture into the soup, stir, reduce heat and simmer until slightly thickened, about 2 minutes.
  • Stir in the shredded chicken and peas and simmer for 1 more minute.
  • Adjust seasoning, add a dash of freshly grated nutmeg and a sprinkling of chopped parsley if desired.
  • Serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 587kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 347mg | Potassium: 686mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 4090IU | Vitamin C: 10.7mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 2.9mg