Rating: 4 stars
38 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 20
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 6
  • 1 star values: 4

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.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Peter Krumhardt

Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
slow-cook:
6 hrs
total:
6 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker combine chicken broth, the water, chicken, carrots, celery, mushrooms, onion, thyme, and garlic pepper.

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  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

170 calories; fat 6g; cholesterol 54mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 11g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 3g; protein 17g; vitamin a 3887.2IU; vitamin c 2.4mg; thiamin 0.2mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 6.7mg; vitamin b6 0.3mg; folate 40.3mcg; vitamin b12 0.2mcg; sodium 401mg; potassium 322mg; calcium 50.5mg; iron 1.4mg.
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