Recipes and Cooking Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup 3.8 (38) 2 Reviews Some folks say homemade chicken noodle soup helps battle a cold or the flu, but even doubters agree its comforting flavor has great appeal. This version serves a crowd and is creamy and rich without added cream. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on February 17, 2012 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Peter Krumhardt Prep Time: 25 mins Slow Cook Time: 6 hrs Total Time: 6 hrs 25 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 32 ounce container reduced-sodium chicken broth 3 cup water 2 ½ cup chopped cooked chicken (about 12 ounces) 1 ½ cup sliced carrots (3 medium) 1 ½ cup sliced celery (3 stalks) 1 ½ cup mushrooms, sliced (4 ounces) ¼ cup chopped onion 1 ½ teaspoon dried thyme, crushed ¾ teaspoon garlic pepper 3 ounce reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchatel), cut up 2 cup dried egg noodles Directions In a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker combine chicken broth, the water, chicken, carrots, celery, mushrooms, onion, thyme, and garlic pepper. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours. If using low-heat setting, turn cooker to high-heat setting. Stir in cream cheese until combined. Stir in uncooked noodles. Cover and cook for 20 to 30 minutes more or just until noodles are tender. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 170 Calories 6g Fat 11g Carbs 17g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 170 % Daily Value * Total Fat 6g 8% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 54mg 18% Sodium 401mg 17% Total Carbohydrate 11g 4% Total Sugars 3g Protein 17g Vitamin C 2.4mg 12% Calcium 50.5mg 4% Iron 1.4mg 8% Potassium 322mg 7% Folate, total 40.3mcg Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.3mg *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.