5 from 4 votes
Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup
Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
4 hrs
Total Time
4 hrs 20 mins
Course: Main Dishes, Soup, Salad & Sandwich
Servings: 12 servings
Author: Cynthia Rusincovitch
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup onions, chopped small
  • 1 cup celery, chopped small
  • 2 cups carrots, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 lb chicken breast
  • 1 lb chicken thighs
  • 1 tbsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp dried thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 12 oz package egg noodles or your favorite noodles
  • 8-10 cups chicken broth based on how much broth you prefer
  1. Turn large slow cooker on high. Add olive oil to the bottom of the bowl. Add uncooked chicken thighs and breast. Add chopped celery, onions, and carrots. Add salt and pepper, add thyme and bay leaves. Pour chicken broth over the chicken, vegetables and spices and cook on high for 4-6 hours or on low for 6-8 hours.
  2. Remove whole chicken pieces from the slow cooker, dice or shred based on your preference, return to slow cooker. Discard bay leaves.
  3. Just before you are ready to serve the soup, add egg noodles and stir them in. Recover the slow cooker and allow the noodles to cook for the amount of time listed on the package.
  4. Serve hot and enjoy!