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30 Chicken Soup Recipes to Warm Your Heart and Soul

These chicken soups are so good, you’ll want to make them all!

They’re ideal for chilly nights when you’re feeling stuffy. But they’re just as welcome during the summer.

Chicken Soup with Vegetables and Herbs
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There’s something so wholesome and hearty about a big bowl of soup.

And even though I grew up eating chicken soup for lunch almost every other day, I never get sick of it!

In all its different shapes and flavors, these chicken soup recipes are sure to hit the spot.

So make a batch of homemade ranch oyster crackers, and let’s dig in!

Fork with chicken noodle soup.

1. Crack Chicken Noodle Soup

This creamy crack chicken soup recipe is jam-packed with savory flavors. 

It has all the comfort food fixings; bacon, chicken, cheese, and creamy pasta.

You can’t go wrong with that combination! 

Homemade Chicken Tortilla Soup

2. Chick-fil-A Chicken Tortilla Soup

No need to travel to the popular chain restaurant! This meal can easily be prepped at home.

This soup has it all: savory chicken broth, spicy chiles, and juicy shredded chicken.

It comes together quickly, making it perfect to prep on a busy weeknight. Serve it with tortilla chips and shredded cheese on top for a delightful dinner.

Creamy Chicken and Gnocchi Soup

3. Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup

What’s not to love about gnocchi? Dough and potatoes combined in fluffy little bites? I’m in!

This chicken gnocchi soup is an Olive Garden copycat recipe. It’s creamy, savory, and wholesome. 

I know I’ll make this soup on a snowy winter afternoon when I need something to warm my bones.

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Tuscan- style chicken soup on a bowl.
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4. Tuscan-Style Chicken Soup

This soup recipe transports you directly to Tuscany. It’s rustic, hearty, and brimming with savory flavors. 

It’s a meal in and of itself, but you can easily pair it with a side of salad, toasty garlic bread, or even pizza!

The options are endless for this wholesome Italian soup.

Bowl of Grandma's chicken noodle soup with spoon on a concrete table.

5. Grandma’s Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken noodle soup is one of those classic meals that I can never get tired of eating.

This recipe crafts a home-style version of this soup, just like your grandma makes it.

In the dead of winter, you deserve a dish that will soothe the soul, and this soup does just that. 

Mexican Street Corn and Chicken Chowder on a bowl with a spoon.
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6. Mexican Street Corn and Chicken Chowder

In the realm of chicken soup recipes, Mexican Street Corn and Chicken Chowder is a standout.

It’s a creamy, comforting blend of juicy corn, tender chicken, and a medley of veggies.

The chowder captures the essence of Elote with its delightful mix of textures and flavors.

Ready in under 35 minutes, it’s perfect for a quick, satisfying meal.

Chicken meatball noodle soup in a bowl with spoon.
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7. Chicken Meatball Noodle Soup

If you’re looking for a twist on classic chicken noodle soup, then read on.

Introducing chicken meatball noodle soup! Instead of chicken morsels, this recipe contains juicy, savory chicken meatballs.

One bite of this soup, and you might never go back to the original!

Creamy Southwest chicken soup in a pot scooped with a ladle.
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8. Creamy Southwest Chicken Soup

One of my favorite flavor combinations is anything creamy with a bit of heat.

This recipe accomplishes the feat, providing a silky base with just the right amount of spice.

Each spoonful is loaded, brimming with beans, chicken, corn, and cheese.

You can top this soup with tortilla chips, sour cream, and cilantro (if you’re into that), and you’ll have a feast in a bowl!

Top view of a bowl of chicken curry soup with crackers and spoon.
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9. Cozy Curry Chicken Soup

I love a great creamy chicken soup, but sometimes I find it lacks flavor. That’s where the curry comes in.

This soup is a beautiful representation of the possibilities chicken and curry can have together.

It creates a silky, creamy soup that contains the spice and sweetness of curry mixed with the tenderness of the chicken. 

It’ll warm you up in more ways than one.

A pot of chicken pasta soup.
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10. Homemade Chicken Pasta Soup

Looking for a soup to impress dinner guests? This recipe will fit the bill.

This chicken pasta soup tastes like you spent hours toiling over a hot stove to prepare it.

In reality, it comes together in under an hour.

The acini di pepe become little morsels of heaven, soaking up all the flavor in this soup. 

This soup is made to soothe the soul.

A bowl of chicken potato soup with spoon.
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11. Chicken Potato Soup

The unique cooking method behind this soup is the culprit for creating such flavorful, tasty chicken.

Poaching the chicken breasts in the soup infuses the chicken with all the broth’s savory flavor. 

The chunky pieces of potato and carrots are full of tasty herb flavoring. Think of each bite of this cozy soup as a comforting weighted blanket for your palette. 

Creamy Chicken Pot Pie Soup

12. Chicken Pot Pie Soup

Chicken pot pie is one of my top-tier, go-to foods when I need a pick-me-up. This soup serves just the same purpose without the effort of making a crust.

This one-pot dish is the ultimate comfort food. It’s creamy, hearty, and healthier than the store-bought alternatives. 

Serve with some biscuits on the side for a real indulgent treat.

Bowl of chicken vegetable soup garnished with chopped cilantro leaves.
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13. Chicken Vegetable Soup

If you’re craving chicken soup but want to be mindful of calories, this recipe will serve you well.

It contains a rainbow of veggies with juicy pieces of chicken interlaced. The soupy broth is full of rich flavor that brings it all together.

This recipe is a great meal-prep-and-freeze dish to ensure a quick and easy lunch with easy access. 

Crockpot White Chicken Chili with Sour Cream and Herbs in a Bowl

14. White Chicken Chili

This recipe has all my favorite attributes. It’s creamy, juicy, sweet, and spicy, all in one bowl!

The medley of flavors in this soup comes from the chicken, beans, corn, and peppers, combined with the creamy sauce. 

Serve with cornbread and tortilla chips for an extra hearty meal.

Bowl of Homemade Warm Cracker Barrel Chicken and Dumplings

15. Chicken and Dumplings Soup

Are you craving a little taste of southern hospitality? 

This chicken and dumpling soup provides all the home-style flavor in the world, with juicy, plump dumplings simmered in a rich, flavorful broth.

The chicken goes hand in hand with the dumplings, creating an unforgettable soup tasting just like grandma used to make.

Bowl of creamy chicken corn chowder in a red bowl.
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16. Creamy Chicken Corn Chowder

Sweet, creamy, spicy; these flavors take the lead in this creamy chicken corn chowder.

Each spoonful is spilling over with smoky pieces of bacon, morsels of sweet corn, spicy peppers, and juicy shredded chicken.

Bathed in a creamy broth, this is one recipe that proves you can never have too many soup recipes. 

Bowl of Warm Homemade Panera Chicken and Wild Rice Soup with Vegetables

17. Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

This Panera copycat recipe is better than the original. Fight me!

Seriously, though, it’s so good, you HAVE to try it.

This chicken and wild rice soup is packed with chicken, veggies, and wild rice, all swimming in a creamy broth.

It’s more than just a meal; it’s a warm embrace on a chilly day.

A bowl of Asian-inspired chicken soup in a bowl with garlic, ginger, lemongrass, cilantro, mint, and basil.
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18. Nourishing Asian-Inspired Chicken Soup

This Asian-inspired chicken soup has nourishing written in the title for a good reason. It exudes warmth, literally and figuratively. 

The broth is jam-packed with yummy flavors like garlic, ginger, lemongrass, cilantro, mint, and basil. It’s truly a feast for the senses.

The juicy chicken soaks up all of these flavors, which explode in your mouth with every bite.

Bowl of Matzo ball chicken soup on a bowl made with carrots, dough balls and shredded chicken.
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19. Matzo Ball Chicken Soup

Nothing says comfort like a piping hot bowl of matzo ball soup.

Who doesn’t love giant balls of dough bathing in a warm, flavorful chicken broth?  

This recipe includes two ways to prepare matzo balls: the light floater and the dense sinker.

With these options, you’re all set to appease all preferences.

Tomato bisque soup with chicken on a white bowl.
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 20. Creamy Chicken Tomato Bisque

I just adore creamy tomato soup. Each bite is so rich and velvety, and it’s a wonder I don’t make it every day.

This creamy chicken tomato bisque will soon make its way to your regular rotation of meals. It’s easy to make, requiring just a few pantry and fridge staples. 

The result is a delectable, mouth-watering chicken soup that will fill you with warmth.

Tangy and Savory Hot and Sour Chicken and Mushroom Soup

21. Hot and Sour Chicken Soup

Hot and sour chicken soup is a beloved Chinese classic.

It’s a Sichuan special, where the broth’s peppery heat meets the tang of red wine vinegar.

This soup is a flavor explosion: tangy, spicy, and savory in every spoonful.

A true delight for those who love a spicy, sour kick!

Chicken tortellini soup on a bowl with shredded chicken and soft veggies.
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22. Chicken Tortellini Soup

Just imagine walking into your kitchen after a long day met with the aroma of this chicken tortellini soup. It sounds like heaven. 

Well, this recipe is not far out of reach to make and only takes around 30 minutes to prep. 

The doughy, cheesy tortellini blends perfectly with the shredded chicken and soft veggies. Combined with the rich broth, this is one tasty soup.

Homemade Buffalo Chicken Soup in a Bowl with Herbs

23. Buffalo Chicken Soup

Make sure you have a glass of ice water with this one because it’s about to get spicy.

This buffalo chicken soup is a fun way to combine soup with your favorite hot wing flavor. 

This recipe is the perfect dish to whip up for Sunday afternoon game days. Serve with your favorite corn chips on the side to seal the deal.

Chicken chowder in bowl topped with grated cheese and crispy bacon bits.
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24. Cheesy Chicken Chowder

This one-pot meal will make your life a little easier!

If you’re craving chicken soup but don’t want a mess of dishes to deal with afterward, then this recipe is for you.

You can create a delicious, restaurant-worthy cheesy chicken chowder that will leave you and your guests feeling whole and complete.

Chicken orzo soup loaded with chicken meat and veggies scooped with a steel ladle from a pot.
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25. Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

This lemon chicken orzo soup is hearty and comforting yet feels fresh and lightweight due to the lemon undertones.

The freshly-squeezed lemon really elevates this dish to the next level, proving some added acidity to traditional chicken soup.

Best of all, this recipe comes together in just 30 minutes! You’ll have a recipe that grandma would be proud of in no time at all.

Bowl of chicken enchilada soup topped with sour cream nd grated cheese.
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26. Crockpot Chicken Enchilada Soup

If you love chicken enchiladas, then you really need to try this soup.

It has everything you love about enchiladas but in a warm, cozy bowl of liquid comfort. 

The smoky, spiced broth provides the perfect base-level flavor to the creaminess and lightness of the sour cream.

Be sure you don’t skimp out on the crunchy tortilla chip topping for a show-stopping soup for weeknights.

Creamy chicken broccoli soup in a bowl with spoon.
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27. Healthy Chicken Broccoli Soup

This soup tastes like heaven in a spoonful, and it packs a mean punch in the health department, too!

The recipe uses milk instead of cream to add creaminess without the calories.

The broccoli soaks up the flavor like a sponge, and the chicken provides some meatiness to the dish. All in all, this soup is a home run.

Chicken chili verde with white beans served on a bowl with feta bread.
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28. Chicken Chili Verde with White Beans

This soup is full of tender chicken chunks, tangy tomatillos, and spicy peppers.

The cannellini beans add a creamy texture to the thick chili verde base.

Every bite is a blend of zest and heartiness. It’s a go-to for anyone craving a robust, satisfying meal.

Green Chili Chicken Soup in a bowl topped with grated cheese and sour cream.

29. Green Chili Chicken Soup

This green chili chicken soup is a soul-soothing treat.

It’s a rich blend of chicken, fresh chiles, and creamy chicken soup base.

The smoky heat of the green chiles brings a lively kick.

Each mouthful offers tender chicken in a warming and satisfying broth.

Perfect for a chilly, busy evening, it’s simplicity and flavor in a bowl.

Chicken fajita soup in a bowl with shredded chicken, beans, peppers, and mouth-watering broth..
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30. Chicken Fajita Soup

This soup boasts all the Tex-Mex flavors you can dream of, all in one tasty concoction.

Each bite spills over with shredded chicken, beans, peppers, and mouth-watering broth.

This recipe is the perfect soup to serve your lactose-intolerant friend since the cheese and sour cream topping is optional.

This chicken fajita soup is rich, decadent, and full of smoky flavors. 

30 Best Chicken Soups to Warm Your Heart

Course: Soups, Lunch, DinnerCuisine: American
Servings

6

servings
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

30

minutes
Calories

426

kcal

These chicken soups are so good, you’ll want to make them all! But there’s no doubt in my mind you’ll fall in love with this creamy chicken soup!

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 small yellow onion, diced

  • 1 medium carrot, diced

  • 2 celery ribs, diced

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour

  • 4 cups chicken stock or broth

  • 1 cup whole milk

  • 1 1/2 pounds raw chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste

  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary

  • 1/3 cup Parmesan, for garnish

  • Chopped green onions, for garnish

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion, carrot, celery, and garlic. Sauté for about 5 minutes, or until the vegetables become tender.
  • Add the butter and allow it to melt. Sprinkle flour over the vegetables and stir well to combine. Cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Gradually pour in the chicken stock and milk while stirring. Bring the mixture to a gentle simmer. Let it cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until it thickens.
  • Add the chicken and sprinkle salt, pepper, and rosemary. Continue to simmer for about 10-15 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
  • Garnish with Parmesan cheese and chopped green onions.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

  • You can use shredded leftover rotisserie chicken instead of raw chicken breasts. You’ll need 3 cups.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 426kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 10g
  • Protein: 39g
  • Fat: 25g
  • Saturated Fat: 10g
  • Cholesterol: 134mg
  • Sodium: 998mg
  • Potassium: 448mg
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 4g
  • Calcium: 202mg
  • Iron: 2mg
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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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