Comforting as the day is long, chicken noodle soup is a cure-all. This classic version is simmered with a pair of bay leaves and some thyme sprigs for a subtle but aromatic background note.

Prep time: 10 min

Cook time: 40 min

Total time: 50 min

Chicken Noodle Soup
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Serves 4


  1. Heat oil in large stockpot over medium heat. When warm, add onion, carrots, celery, thyme and bay leaves and sauté, stirring often, until vegetables are tender and translucent, about 8 minutes. Add garlic and continue cooking for another 3 minutes.

  2. Pour in chicken stock, raise heat to medium-high and bring to a boil. Add noodles and cook until just tender.

  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste, add chicken and continue cooking a few minutes more. Garnish with parsley before serving.