Chicken and Noodles


This homey, one-dish meal includes carrots, celery, and onions--all classic chicken soup ingredients--to make your new favorite comfort meal. For a complete dinner, add a small salad or dinner rolls.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs


  • 3 chicken legs (thigh-drumstick piece)

  • 3 cup water

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed

  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 ½ cup chopped onion (3 medium)

  • 2 cup sliced carrot (4 medium)

  • 1 cup sliced celery (2 stalks)

  • 1 12 ounce package frozen noodles

  • 1 cup loose-pack frozen peas (optional)

  • 1 cup milk

  • 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour


  1. Skin chicken. If necessary, cut up chicken to fit in pot. In a 4- or 5-quart Dutch oven combine chicken, water, bay leaves, thyme, salt, and pepper. Add onion, carrot, and celery. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 20 to 30 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink. Discard bay leaves. Remove chicken from Dutch oven; cool slightly. Remove meat from bones; discard bones. Chop chicken; set aside.

  2. Bring broth mixture to boiling. Add noodles; cook for 5 minutes (15 minutes if using frozen noodles). If desired, stir in frozen peas. In a screw-top jar combine milk and flour; cover and shake until smooth. Stir into noodle mixture. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Stir in chopped chicken. Cook and stir for 1 to 2 minutes more or until mixture is heated through. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

359 Calories
8g Fat
44g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 359
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 176mg 59%
Sodium 641mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 4.7mg 24%
Calcium 111.1mg 9%
Iron 3.6mg 20%
Potassium 561mg 12%
Folate, total 121mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.6mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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