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Creamy Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup

The BEST Creamy Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup - full of hearty eggs noodles, TONS of veggies, tender chicken and a sherry-infused chicken broth that's comfort in a bowl. 

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword soup, chicken noodle soup, chicken soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 273 kcal
Author Nicole


  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 cup diced carrot
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 2 tsp kosher salt, divided
  • 1 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup dry sherry
  • 28 oz low-sodium chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk (you can also use low-fat)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 cups frozen homestyle egg noodles see note
  • 1 lb chicken tenderloins


  1. Heat a large stock pot to a medium heat. Add butter. Once butter has melted, add onion, carrot, celery and 1 teaspoon salt. Sweat the veggies until slightly softened, about 3-4 minutes. 

  2. Add thyme and garlic, cook another minute. Add flour, stir to coat veggies. Add sherry, chicken stock, milk, bay leaves, remaining salt, and egg noodles. Stir to combine. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Simmer for 10 minutes, and then add chicken tenderloins. Simmer until chicken has cooked through, about 6-7 minutes. Once chicken has cooked through, remove from pot and cool slightly. Continue to simmer the soup. 

  3. Once the chicken has cooled slightly, cut into bite-sized pieces, set aside. Continue to simmer the soup until the egg noodles are cooked, about 10-15 more minutes. They should be soft and plump. 

  4. Add chicken back to the soup. Season to taste with salt and pepper. 

Recipe Notes

I use these egg noodles! 

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 bowl)
Calories 273 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 75mg25%
Sodium 962mg42%
Potassium 663mg19%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 3909IU78%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 110mg11%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.