A Quick Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe for Flu Season

When someone has the flu at home, you don't have time to cook.  Why not try this quick chicken noodle recipe from Cooking Light.  Buy a roasted chicken from your local grocery or deli and shred the meat into the broth. It is quick but healthy at the same time. I added thyme to my soup and didn't add parsley. I think thyme along with the other ingredients, is the reason why chicken soup is great for colds and the flu.  What do you add to your chicken and noodle soup?



  1. I never thought about buying a roasted chicken to cut down on the time on making my soup. I also use thyme in my soup and I add corn also. Thanks for the tip.

  2. I wish I had read this last week :( Just getting over a horrendous flu. Great recipe, I'm bookmarking this! Have a great weekend :)

    Diary of a Debutante

    1. Hi Stephanie, I'm glad you are better. Sometimes, you just need Campbell soup but the one made from scratch taste much better.

  3. Looks so much better than that canned stuff!!!! Love the idea of picking up a roasted chicken, too. Saves so much (needed) time.

  4. oh this is so perfect!! MY basic recipe. then I add whatever is leftover in the fridge...rice, green beans, corn, beans...all so yummy!!
    stay well!!

  5. This looks so good! i've always liked the way Cooking Light recipes came out. I'm sure this is no exception. I'm bookmarking this for later this week!

  6. I'm going to have to try this recipe

  7. That looks so much better than something that comes out of a can. I'm defin itely going to try this one. Thanks!

  8. Chicken noodle soup sounds like the perfect meal to ease your flu.


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