Creamy Roasted Chicken, Potato, and Noodle Soup


For even more heartiness, we amp up this chicken soup recipe with cubes of russet potato. This noodle soup recipe tastes like you stressed over it all day, but it takes just one hour start to finish!

Creamy Roasted Chicken, Potato, and Noodle Soup
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Total Time:
1 hrs
1 1/4 cups each


  • 1 ½ cup dried whole wheat noodles

  • 2 teaspoon olive oil

  • ½ cup chopped onion (1 medium)

  • ½ cup carrot cut into thin bite-size strips (1 medium)

  • ½ cup thinly sliced celery (1 stalk)

  • 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon snipped fresh thyme

  • ½ teaspoon poultry seasoning

  • 3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 ½ cup cubed, peeled russet potato (about 8 ounces)

  • ½ cup water

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 ½ cup chopped, skinned purchased roasted chicken (breast meat only)

  • ½ cup frozen peas

  • ½ cup evaporated fat-free milk

  • Freshly ground black pepper (optional)


  1. Cook noodles according to package directions; drain. Return to hot pan; cover and keep warm.

  2. Meanwhile, in a 4- to 5-quart Dutch oven heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, carrot, and celery; cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with flour, thyme, and poultry seasoning; cook and stir for 1 minute more. Stir in broth, potato, the water, and salt.

  3. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 20 to 25 minutes or until potato is tender. Using a potato masher, coarsely mash about half of the potato. Stir in chicken, peas, and evaporated milk; heat through. Stir in cooked noodles. If desired, sprinkle each serving with pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

356 Calories
5g Fat
53g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 356
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 815mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 17.7mg 89%
Calcium 161.5mg 12%
Iron 3.4mg 19%
Potassium 872mg 19%
Folate, total 72.6mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.5mg

*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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