Simple Chicken Noodle Soup (GF, DF)

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This weekend I officially moved to Philadelphia, and what a weekend to do so. The Eagles won the Super Bowl for the first time in history WOO. I can't say I'm an avid football fanatic, but it was a crazy past couple of days, so I took some time off and am coming back with a cozy, warming meal.

Chicken noodle soup.

My goal with this recipe is to show that you don't need a million ingredients to make something nourishing, tasty, and that will last more than just one meal.

I didn't use Bay Leaves, celery salt, or any bouillon seasoning. I tried to keep it simple, using ingredients you might already have hanging around the house already (hey, I don't have much around here so simple is a must!). Hope you enjoy, be creative with it if you'd like :)

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Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 4 cups organic chicken broth (I chose low sodium so I could season it myself)
  • 1/2 pound chicken
  • 4 ounces of pasta (half a box of Banza)
  • Garlic powder, ground pepper, sea salt to taste

Directions:

  • In a large skillet, heat 1 tbsp. olive oil over medium heat. Add in chopped carrots, celery, and onion. Cook until tender
  • Pour broth into a large pot over low heat. Add in the cooked vegetables to the pot
  • In the same large skillet, brown the chicken. You may need to add another tbsp. of olive oil. Once cooked, shred with a fork. Add to the soup
  • Cook pasta of choice per directions on the box. Add to the soup
  • Season with garlic, sea salt, ground pepper, and other seasonings like parsley and basil. I also drizzled another tbsp. of olive oil on top.
  • Cook until heated thoroughly. I like to cook it, and then eat it later in the week.--- Just like chili, the longer it sits, the longer the flavors come out into the dish. Enjoy :)