Classic Chicken Noodle Soup

 Course Main Course
 Cuisine American
 Keyword soup
 Cook Time 50 minutes
 Servings 6 people


  • 1/4 cup butter ghee, or another fat
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 leek cut to 1/4” pieces
  • 2 cups celery diced
  • 2 cups carrots diced
  • 3 cups leftover chicken cubed or shredded
  • 1/2 cup white wine optional for flavor
  • 2 quarts chicken stock or bone broth
  • 1 package noodles
  • Salt to taste


  1. Cook noodles according to package instructions, but slightly under cooked. Drain and set aside.

  2. Sauté diced onion, leek, celery, carrot, and abig pinch of salt in preferred cooking fat for7-10 min.

  3. Add wine (if using) and scrape any bits from the bottom of the pan. Let wine simmer for 1 min.

  4. Add broth and chicken.Bring the soup to a boil and then turn down to a simmer for 25-30 min.

  5. Once vegetables are tender, add the cooked noodles.

  6. Simmer on medium-low for 5 min. Taste and add more salt if needed.