comforting chicken noodles crockpot

comforting chicken noodles crockpot

Welcome, dear friends, to another scrumptious journey on our blog, “Life with dianaluis”.When it comes to comfort food, nothing quite hits the spot like a warm, hearty bowl of chicken noodles. This Crockpot Chicken Noodles recipe is the perfect blend of simplicity and flavor, making it an ideal meal for any day of the week. The slow cooking process allows the flavors to meld beautifully, resulting in tender chicken, perfectly cooked vegetables, and noodles that soak up all the savory goodness. Whether you’re looking to soothe a cold, warm up on a chilly day, or simply enjoy a nostalgic favorite, this recipe delivers all the comfort you need with minimal effort. Let’s dive into this delicious, soul-soothing dish that’s sure to become a family favorite.


– Two pounds of skinless, boneless chicken thighs or breasts- 1 medium onion, finely chopped
– 3 cloves garlic, minced
– 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
– 1 cup water
– 2 cups sliced carrots
– 2 cups sliced celery
– 1 tsp dried thyme
– 1 tsp dried rosemary
– 1 tsp dried parsley
– 1 bay leaf
– Salt and pepper to taste
– 8 oz egg noodles
– 1 cup frozen peas (optional)
– 1 cup heavy cream (optional)
– Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)


1. Prepare the Crockpot:

  • Place the chicken breasts or thighs in the bottom of the crockpot.

2. Add Vegetables and Seasonings:

  • Add the chopped onion, minced garlic, sliced carrots, and sliced celery over the chicken.
  •  Pour in the chicken broth and water.
  •  Sprinkle in the thyme, rosemary, parsley, and add the bay leaf.
  •  Season with salt and pepper to taste.

3. Cook:

  • Cook, covered, for 6–7 hours on low or 3–4 hours on high, or until the chicken is cooked through and tender.

4. Shred the Chicken:

  • After cooking, take the chicken out of the crockpot and shred it with two forks.
  •  Place the chicken shreds back into the slow cooker.

5. Add Noodles:

  • Stir in the egg noodles and cook on high for an additional 30-40 minutes, or until the noodles are tender.

6. Optional Add-Ins:

  •  If using, stir in the frozen peas during the last 10 minutes of cooking.
  •  For a creamier soup, add the heavy cream during the last 10 minutes of cooking.

7. Serve:

  •  Prior to serving, remove the bay leaf.
  •  Spoon soup into dishes; sprinkle with finely chopped fresh parsley.


  •  You can add other vegetables like corn or green beans if desired.
  •  Adjust the thickness by adding more broth if the soup is too thick.
  •  For a richer flavor, you can sear the chicken before adding it to the crockpot.

Enjoy your comforting chicken noodles made in the crockpot!

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