25 Heart-Warming Chicken Noodle Soup Recipes

From Italian to Vietnamese to classic, curl up with one of these perfect cold weather recipes.
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Simple Chicken Soup

simple chicken soup

Sometimes, basic is best. Use a store-bought rotisserie chicken to make this bowl even easier.

Recipe: Try our Simple Chicken Soup

Spicy Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

Spicy Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

If you're tired of the same old stock, spice it up with star anise, Fresno chiles, and Sriracha. Rice noodles rather than egg noodles will have you slurping all night long. 

Recipe: Try our Spicy Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

Cure-a-Cold Spring Chicken Soup

Cure-a-Cold Spring Chicken Soup

Classic chicken soup is a no-brainer when it comes to soothing sore throats and stuffed noses. The hearty helping of garlic and lemon in this broth will have you feeling better in no time.

Recipe: Try our Cure-a-Cold Spring Chicken Soup

Soba Noodle Soup

soba noodle soup

Made from buckwheat flour, soba noodles are high in fiber and perfect in any steamy soup. This recipe helps you get your greens, too—it's chock-full of snow peas, cabbage, and scallions for a crunchy kick.

Recipe: Try our Soba Noodle Soup

Italian Chicken Soup

Italian Chicken Soup

What makes this dish Italian, you ask? It's simmered with a piece of Parmesan rind and topped with a healthy sprinkling of the same nutty cheese. Yum-O!

Recipe: Try our Italian Chicken Soup

Chicken-Ginger Dumpling Egg Drop Soup

chicken-ginger dumpling egg drop soup served in an orange bowl

This is a two-for-one—stuff wonton wrappers with a chicken, ginger, and garlic mixture before dropping them into your broth and serving with fresh scallions. Chicken and noodle in the same dish, okay. Chicken and noodle in the same bite? Perfection.

Recipe: Try our Chicken-Ginger Dumpling Egg Drop Soup

Avgolemono Soup with Rotisserie Chicken & Orzo

avgolemono soup with rotisserie chicken & orzo

Okay, we know orzo isn't technically a noodle. But with this creamy, Greek-inspired recipe, does it really matter?

Recipe: Try our Avgolemono Soup with Rotisserie Chicken & Orzo

Chicken Soup with Heart-Shaped Noodles

Hearty Chicken Soup

The secret ingredient? Love. Oh, and lasagna noodles.

Recipe: Try our Chicken Soup with Heart-Shaped Noodles

Chicken Satay Noodle Soup

Chicken Satay Noodle Soup

For a thicker, nuttier broth, stir together peanut butter, tamari, curry paste, and apple juice. Don't forget the spritz of lime before devouring.

Recipe: Try our Chicken Satay Noodle Soup

Rosemary & Butternut Squash Chicken Soup

Rosemary Butternut Squash Chicken Soup

The addition of leek, squash, and rosemary to ordinary chicken soup creates a sweet surprise for your taste buds. Plus, subbing shredded chicken for ground and curly noodles for campanelle makes it look like you tried a lot harder than you actually did.

Recipe: Try our Rosemary & Butternut Squash Chicken Soup

Chicken-and-Orzo Soup with Arugula and Basil

Chicken-and-Orzo Soup with Arugula and Basil

Herby and warm, this bowl will satisfy your chicken noodle cravings while staying on the healthier side.

Recipe: Try our Chicken-and-Orzo Soup with Arugula and Basil

Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

This variety still uses good ol' egg noodles, but upgrades the flavor with a dash of soy sauce and plenty of fresh ginger. Top it off with lime and a handful of cilantro.

Recipe: Try our Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

Mexican Chicken-and-Rice Soup

Mexican Chicken-and-Rice Soup

Give your broth a tomato-y update with salsa, and skip the noodles for just-as-tasty rice pilaf instead. It's an excuse to douse your bowl in shredded Monterey jack and avocado, too.

Recipe: Try our Mexican Chicken-and-Rice Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup

The best no-frills, easy-does-it recipe that'll please anyone with taste buds. Did someone say dinner tonight?

Recipe: Try our Chicken Noodle Soup

Phunky Pho

Phunky Pho

Put a twist on chicken soup by pairing delicate angel hair pasta with zesty, crunchy red onions and bean sprouts. Phun pho (pronounced 'fuh') for everyone.

Recipe: Try our Phunky Pho

Toasted Orzo Chicken Soup

Toasted Orzo Chicken Soup

This soup is stuffed with zucchini, peppers, peas, and carrots, not to mention orzo and shredded chicken. It's a lighter, veggie-filled way to enjoy classic chicken noodle.

Recipe: Try our Toasted Orzo Chicken Soup

Quick Chicken Soup with Pasta

Quick Chicken Soup with Pasta

This easy dish uses Italian inspiration for heightened flavor. Dry white wine, a Parm-Reg rind, drizzled EVOO—it may cook fast, but it packs a long-lasting punch.

Recipe: Try our Quick Chicken Soup with Pasta

Chicken Curry Noodle Soup

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You'll want to ditch clear broths for good once you've tasted this savory spin. Seriously, curry paste, turmeric, and coconut milk are a match made in heaven—and now, your kitchen.

Recipe: Try our Chicken Curry Noodle Soup

Italian-Style Rotisserie-Chicken Noodle Soup with Green Beans

Italian-Style Rotisserie-Chicken Noodle Soup with Green Beans

Diced bell pepper, tomato, and green beans create a chunky texture that's oh-so-satisfying. With the trusty parmesan rind broth trick and a last-minute basil addition, you'll crave this for days.

Recipe: Try our Italian-Style Rotisserie-Chicken Noodle Soup with Green Beans

Chicken and Dumplings

chicken and dumplings

Soft, pillowy balls of potato dumpling make this soup irresistible. It may be a departure from the traditional noodle, but we won't tell.

Recipe: Try our Chicken and Dumplings

Vietnamese Noodle Soup

Vietnamese Noodle Soup

When you want something that feels homemade but are majorly pressed for time, pick up pre-made broth and toppings at the grocery store. At home, simply boil the noodles and heat up the broth for restaurant-grade, super delicious pho.

Recipe: Try our Vietnamese Noodle Soup

Spicy Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

Spicy Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

When regular chicken stock won't cut it, mix it up with red curry paste for a spicy kick. Sliced red bell pepper gives the tired onion-carrot-celery combo a run for its money.

Recipe: Try our Spicy Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

Lemon Chicken Tortellini Soup

Lemon Chicken Tortellini Soup

Instead of serving your store-bought bag of tortellini with regular pasta sauce, drop the pieces in chicken broth for a heartier noodle option.

Recipe: Try our Lemon Chicken Tortellini Soup

Chicken Pho

chicken pho

Fish sauce and star anise kick this broth up a notch. Take it one step further with a drizzle of hoisin sauce and fresh mint sprigs for color.

Recipe: Try our Chicken Pho

Creamy Chicken-and-Rice Soup

Creamy Chicken-and-Rice Soup

Black-eyed-peas and long-grain rice are dynamic additions to chicken soup, and don't even think about skipping out on serving your bowl with a freshly sliced baguette for dipping.

Recipe: Try our Creamy Chicken-and-Rice Soup