Slow-Cooker Grandma's Chicken Noodle Soup

Slow cooking is the secret to capturing the down-home flavor of chicken noodle soup like Grandma used to make.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 6 hr 55 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

3/4
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
2
medium stalks celery (with leaves), sliced (1 1/4 cups)
1
large carrot, chopped (3/4 cup)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 3/4
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen baby sweet peas
1
cup frozen home-style egg noodles (from 12-oz bag)

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Steps

  • 1 Spray 10-inch skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat until hot. Add chicken; cook about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until browned.
  • 2 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix chicken and remaining ingredients except peas and noodles.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 hours 30 minutes to 7 hours.
  • 4 Stir in peas and frozen noodles. Cover; cook on Low heat setting about 10 minutes longer or until noodles are tender.
  • 1 Spray 10-inch skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat until hot. Add chicken; cook about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until browned.
  • 2 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix chicken and remaining ingredients except peas and noodles.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 hours 30 minutes to 7 hours.
  • 4 Stir in peas and frozen noodles. Cover; cook on Low heat setting about 10 minutes longer or until noodles are tender.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Home-style noodles add old-fashioned appeal to this soup but you can use a cup of uncooked dried fine egg noodles instead.

Chicken thighs are ideal for long, slow cooking because the rich, dark meat doesn’t dry out, as does leaner white meat such as chicken breasts.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
430mg
430%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.