How to Make Chicken noodle soup

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Healthy Cooking for DiabeticsChicken noodle soup is the perfect comfort food. It is low in fat and saturates and a good source of protein and fibre.

  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cooking Time: 25 Minutes


  • 1 tbsp groundnut oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 celery sticks, finely chopped
  • 1 large carrot, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 14 oz (400 g) skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 5½ oz (150 g) fine French beans, cut into 3-cm/1¼-inch pieces
  • 2 pints (1.2 litres) reduced-salt chicken stock
  • 5½ oz (150 g) dried wholemeal egg noodles
  • pepper
  • small bunch of fresh coriander leaves, to garnish
How to Make It
  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan over a medium heat. Add the onion, celery and carrot and cook, stirring occasionally, for 8 minutes, until soft but not brown.
  2. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add the chicken to the pan with the beans, stock and pepper to taste. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the noodles to the pan, return to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes, or until the noodles are just tender. Garnish the soup with coriander leaves and serve immediately.

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