Our Best Chicken Soup Recipes for Satisfying One-Bowl Meals
Tortellini Florentine Soup
This creamy, cheesy soup is the perfect way to beat the winter chill. We've kept the recipe simple by using ready-made ingredients such as packaged cheese tortellini, Alfredo sauce, and deli-roasted chicken. The one-pot meal comes together in just 30 minutes.
Tomatillo Chicken Soup
Tomatillos, jalapeños, and lime juice give this slow cooker chicken soup a Mexican-inspired twist. Customize your bowl of steaming soup with toppings like sour cream and shredded cheese. Top the soup with homemade tortilla chips.
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Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Soup
Creamy coconut milk seasoned with herby lemongrass and spicy ginger serves as the base for this Thai-inspired chicken soup recipe. If you can't find fresh lemongrass at the grocery store, some freshly-grated lemon zest will work nicely in a pinch. A sprinkle of crushed peanuts adds a nice crunch and nutty flavor to every bite.
Buffalo Chicken Soup
Spicy chicken fans will love this easy chicken soup recipe. It's rich and creamy, with all the crowd-pleasing flavors of spicy buffalo chicken wings. To give this soup an outstanding cheesy flavor, we've used a delicious combo of mozzarella, Parmesan, and bleu cheese here.
Fast or Slow White Chicken Chili
It's time to meet the chili of your dreams. Not only is this chicken chili recipe a delightful twist on traditional beefy red bean chili but it's also absolutely delicious and seasoned with bold ingredients such as jalapeños and cumin. The best part of this easy chicken soup is that you can make it in a slow cooker or pressure cooker to fit your schedule.
Creamed Chicken and Corn Soup
Rosemary and Ravioli Chicken Soup
Here's a cozy homemade chicken soup recipe that comes together in no time. Using quick-cooking refrigerated mushroom or spinach ravioli is the trick to this quick and easy soup. For a pretty (and delicious) presentation, top with some torn basil leaves and a few cracks of fresh black pepper.
Chicken Noodle Soup
In our minds, a classic chicken noodle soup can do no wrong. This simple chicken soup is the perfect meal to warm you up on a chilly day and is filled with onions, carrots, celery, and plenty of flavorful herbs. Feel free to sub in leftover turkey if you'd like.
Chicken, Escarole, and Orecchiette Soup
When it comes to chicken-vegetable soup recipes, this one is a winner. Prepare to experience mouthwatering smells from your kitchen as the bone-in chicken soup gets a nice long simmer on the stove top. That fall-off-the-bone meat makes it easy to discard the bones before diving into a comforting bowl.
Gingered Chicken Meatball Soup with Brown Rice and Basil
Asian ingredients (such as rice vinegar, ginger, sesame oil, and soy sauce) add dynamic flavor to this satisfying chicken soup. The hearty blend of brown rice, chicken, and veggies chimes in at under 400 calories per serving and 28 grams of protein. Ready in less than an hour, it's a one-dish dinner to rely on during busy weeknights.
New Potato-Chicken Soup
This is a homemade chicken soup recipe the whole family will frequently request. Tiny new potatoes, chicken thighs, and peas star in this fabulous chicken soup. To make things extra fancy, we've topped the slow cooker recipe with some caramelized shallots and crumbled goat cheese.
Chicken-Butternut Squash Soup
Golden butternut squash, roasted with onions and curry powder, transports your taste buds to the wild side of chili. Chickpeas, dried apricots, and nutmeg-spiced walnuts add crunch. Just before serving, stir in chunks of tender rotisserie chicken (one of our favorite shortcut ingredients).
Fresh Corn and Chicken Chowder
This chicken corn soup recipe is bound to get rave reviews from the first spoonful. The cozy chicken soup utilizes instant mashed potato flakes (yes, you read that right!) to achieve an unbeatable thick, silky texture in just 30 minutes. Use our easy tip for shredding the chicken with forks.
Jalapeño Popper Chicken Soup
If you love snacking on jalapeño poppers, you must try this delicious chicken soup recipe. This easy soup comes together quickly thanks to rotisserie chicken. The creamy factor comes in with a blend of milk, cream cheese, and shredded cheddar.
Test Kitchen Tip: Freshly-grated cheese from a block melts into recipes like this much easier than pre-shredded cheese. The packaged shredded cheese has additives that prevent it from sticking, making it less likely to achieve the creamy result you want.
Chicken Edamame Chowder
Make chicken soup a weeknight favorite with this Asian-inspired twist. Here we've really amped up the green with the addition of edamame (soybeans), green bell pepper, jalapeños, and fresh zucchini. Don't worry, the spice level is toned down by adding tangy sour cream to the pot.
Pressure Cooker Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
Give pre-cooked chicken a jazzy new flavor by stirring it into a lively Louisiana-style gumbo. The secret to this chicken gumbo soup recipe's bold taste is a dash of Cajun seasoning and a deep, coppery-brown roux. Don't forget corn bread muffins for dipping!
Chipotle Chicken-Squash Chili
Canned chipotle chile peppers and fire-roasted tomatoes add an irresistible smoky flavor to this chicken soup recipe. In addition to the chicken and beans, this chili recipe is chock-full of fresh veggies including butternut squash, bell pepper, poblano pepper, and onion.
Chicken Cordon Bleu Soup
Instead of spending a lot of time stuffing chicken breasts for a traditional chicken cordon bleu, use those same flavors in a soup! The chicken, ham, and asparagus pair perfectly in the cheesy broth. You'll love the tang from the Gruyère or Swiss cheese. For another easy twist on the classic chicken dish, try it in casserole form.
Chickpea and Chicken Curry Stew
Give your chicken soup some Indian-inspired flair by turning it into a curry-spiced stew. The spice level here is well-balanced thanks to the addition of heavy cream. Top your bowl with a dollop of Greek yogurt, fresh cilantro, and a squeeze of lime.
Fettuccine Alfredo Soup
Chicken and Wild Rice Soup
Wild rice takes a bit longer to cook, but each minute is well worth the wait once you try this chicken soup recipe. The vegetables develop a nice flavor by getting sautéed in butter first. A bowl of this creamy chicken soup is sure to soothe your soul on frigid winter days.