When it’s cold outside, my favorite type of food to enjoy is this amazing slow cooker chicken noodle soup.
Why make homemade chicken noodle soup on the stove top when the crock pot can do all the work?! You’ll be amazed by how easy this recipe is!
Crock Pot Chicken Noodle Soup is easy to make and comforting!
This Crock pot Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe is one of my family’s favorite crockpot recipes for the fall and winter. It is getting colder and colder so I wanted to share this easy, frugal, and delicious crock pot chicken noodle soup with frozen noodles.
I think you will be shocked by how easy this slow cooker chicken noodle dinner is to make and how amazing it tastes!
What herbs are used in homemade chicken noodle soup crock pot recipe?
For this recipe, I like to use thyme as it adds a delicious flavor to this recipe. You can also you Rosemary and Sage if you enjoy these herbs.
My favorite thing about this slow cooker chicken noodle soup is that it is very versatile and you can use your favorite herbs to season this recipe. If you grow your own herbs, throw in your favorites in the crock pot with the other ingredients and you will not be disappointed!
In addition, you can add a bay leaf to this chicken noodle soup recipe if you like the sweeter subtle flavor that bay leaves add to soup recipes. This recipe is easy to alter to make it perfect for your family and you!
You’ll need a great crock pot to make this chicken noodle soup recipe crock pot.
They are awesome because you can set them to start later, or to stop and switch to warm once the dinners are ready.
If you have been following me for awhile, you already know how much I love my Ninja cooker. The nice thing about this is you can brown the meat in the same slow cooker for recipes that call for that.
It is so handy to just have the one pan to clean and the removable insert is non-stick so it’s so easy to clean up after you enjoy your meal. It has become, hands down, my favorite kitchen appliance.
If you want to save yourself even more time (don’t we all?) then I really recommend these Crockpot liners. They make clean up a breeze. Instead of scrubbing and washing the pot, you can just toss the liner. It is practically no clean up… seriously, no clean up at all.
What is needed to make this grandma’s slow cooker chicken noodle soup recipe?
- Chicken Breasts (can be frozen)
- Chopped Onion
- Chopped Carrots and Celery
- Salt and Pepper
- Season Salt (just a dash)
- Minced Garlic
- Chicken Stock
- Reames Frozen Noodles
How to make chicken noodle soup crock pot fast and quick:
First add the chicken to your favorite crock pot. Then add the onion, carrots and celery to the slow cooker as well.
Next add in the seasonings or you can use fresh herbs if you prefer.
Then take 1 cup of water or chicken broth and whisk in the 1/2 cup of flour. Pour this in the crock pot as well.
Next add the remaining chicken broth or water. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
Finally in the last hour of the cook time, add in the noodles. Then put your crock pot on the high setting and allow the crock pot to cook the noodles for you!
After this hour, remove the chicken, shred the chicken and return it to your slow cooker. Stir all the ingredients together and enjoy!
What to serve with crockpot chicken noodle soup?
Even better…. this dinner tastes amazing the next day for lunch! YUM!
Slow cooker chicken noodle soup is a simple recipe and is budget friendly too!
We get the frozen reames noodles cheap all the time after sales and coupons.
If you don’t have any of these, you can add egg noodles instead that you got for cheap or even gluten free noodles. It would only take about 20 minutes in the crockpot to cook instead of the full hour.
My family just loves this recipe and it feels great on our sore throats. This is a regular addition to our weekly fall and winter menu. Enjoy!
Print the slow cooker chicken and noodle soup recipe below:
Try this easy Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup recipe. If you can toss food in a crockpot, you can enjoy this delicious slow cooker chicken noodle soup recipe.
- 2 to 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts (can be frozen)
- 1/2 onion chopped
- 1 cup celery chopped (I had mine in the freezer)
- 1 cup chopped carrots
- 1/2 teaspoon Salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon thyme
- 1/2 teaspoon season salt (just sprinkled in)
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1/4 cup flour
- 4 cups chicken broth
- plus 3 cups of water, if you wan it soupier
- 1 pkg Reames frozen noodles (you could use dried pasta if you want)
Place the chicken, onions, carrots, and celery in the crockpot.
Take 1 cup of water (or brother) and whisk in the 1/4 cup of flour.
Pour into the crockpot.
Add the remaining water or broth.
Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
In the last hour before serving, add the noodles and turn the crockpot to high.
After one hour, shred the chicken and serve with some delicious crusty bread.
**You may have to add some more salt before serving.
Serve it with some homemade dinner rolls or garlic toast from the freezer to complete this dinner.
Total approximate cost for this dinner for a family of 6!
- about $2 for the chicken
- Noodles were $.50 after my coupons
- used half bag of carrots that I got for $.59 = $.30
- half bag of peas = $.49
- half onion – pennies
- celery – about $.25
- GRAND TOTAL – less than $4 to make!
What variations can you make for this slow cooker chicken noodle soup recipe?
As I mentioned earlier, this recipe is very versatile and you can easily make slight alterations to change this recipe up or make it your own.
If you don’t own a crock pot, you can prepare this recipe on a stove top and it will be ready in only 20 minutes. You can find this recipe here: 20 minute Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe.
In addition, you can easily make crockpot creamy chicken noodle soup by mixing in 1 cup of heavy whipping cream into the slow cooker during the last hour of the cook time.
Also, if you want to save even more time, you can easily make crock pot chicken noodle soup with frozen vegetables instead of fresh ones. The frozen bags of peas and carrots or the frozen bag of mixed green beans, corn, peas and carrots both work great in this crock pot recipe.
I just throw this bag of veggies in the crock pot instead of the fresh vegetables and it tastes delicious!
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If you love this recipe as much as I do, try these other easy crock pot chicken soup recipe:
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- Crock Pot Chicken Taco Soup
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