Easy “Steamed Chicken” Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup

There isn’t much not to love about this iteration of a heart- and home-warming soup packed with steamed chicken and vegetables.

Easy Chicken Noodle Soup

Yield: 8

Serving Size: 1 cup

Easy Chicken Noodle Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 large boneless, skinless chicken breast, diced
  • 1 zucchini, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 7 cups low-sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • ½ cup dried Fideo noodles or other thin pasta like vermicelli, broken in pieces
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ tsp. black pepper

Instructions

  1. Place diced chicken in the Steamer Base, taking care not to block all the holes.
  2. Place zucchini and carrots in the Colander Tray.
  3. Fill the Water Tray with 1¾ cups/400 mL chicken broth.
  4. Place Steamer Base and Colander Tray over the Water Tray.
  5. Cover and microwave on high power for 8 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, heat ta 6-Qt./5.7 L pot over medium-high heat.
  7. Add olive oil and onions and sauté until translucent.
  8. Add garlic and sauté until fragrant.
  9. Add the remainder of the broth, noodles, salt, pepper to the pot as well as the vegetables and chicken from the steamer.
  10. Add the steaming liquid from the Water Tray and bring to a boil.
  11. Lower heat to a simmer and cook 10 minutes or until noodles are tender.

Notes

Substitute zucchini with a winter vegetable such as parsnips.

1 large boneless,
skinless chicken breast, diced
1 zucchini, chopped
2 carrots, chopped
7 cups low-sodium chicken broth, divided
1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
4 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
½ cup dried Fideo noodles or other thin
pasta like vermicelli, broken in pieces
1 tsp. kosher salt
½ tsp. black pepper
Place diced chicken in the Steamer Base,
taking care not to block all the holes. Place
zucchini and carrots in the Colander Tray.
Fill the Water Tray with 1¾ cups/400 mL
chicken broth. Place Steamer Base and
Colander Tray over the Water Tray. Cover
and microwave on high power for 8
minutes. Meanwhile, heat the Chef
Series™ 6-Qt./5.7 L Dutch Oven over
medium-high heat. Add olive oil and onions
and sauté until translucent. Add garlic and
sauté until fragrant. Add the remainder of
the broth, noodles, salt, pepper to the
Dutch Oven as well as the vegetables and
chicken from the steamer. Add the
steaming liquid from the Water Tray and
bring to a boil. Lower heat to a simmer and
cook 10 minutes or until noodles are tender