Classic Chicken Soup


  • Prep Time15 mins
  • Total Time45 mins
*PLUS Serves: 4
Classic Chicken Soup

(Photography: Sian Richards. Food styling: Claire Stubbs. Prop Styling: Catherine Doherty

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Warm up with a bowl of Classic chicken soup for under 400 calories. It's the ultimate comfort food.


  • 9 cups Butcher's Chicken Broth, recipe link below

  • 2 celery stalks, diced with leaves, about 1 cup

  • 1 small leek, sliced (white and light-green parts only)

  • 1 large carrot, diced, about 1 cup

  • 1/4 tsp savory

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken thighs

  • 2 cups egg noodle pasta

  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley


  • BOIL Butcher's chicken broth in a large pot. Add celery, leek, carrot, savory and salt. Season with fresh pepper. Return to a boil, then reduce heat to medium. Gently boil until vegetables are tender, 10 min.

  • ADD chicken thighs and continue cooking until no pink remains, about 10 min. Transfer chicken to a plate. Cool slightly and shred using 2 forks.

  • ADD noodles and cook until just tender, 5 to 7 min. Stir in chicken and parsley.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 326, Protein 32g, Carbohydrates 27g, Fat 9g, Fibre 3g, Sodium 913mg.
Excellent source of Vitamin A.

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