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30 Best Chicken Soups to Warm Your Heart and Soul

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

There’s something so wholesome and hearty about the cozy dish. Even though I grew up eating it for lunch almost every other day, I can never get sick of it! It holds such a special place in my heart. 

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Chicken Noodle Soup with Vegetables

If you’re a chicken soup lover, you’re in luck! I’ve included 30 of my favorite chicken soup recipes that will warm you up and soothe your soul. 

1. Creamy Crack Chicken Soup

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

It has all the comfort food fixings; bacon, chicken, cheese, and ranch dressing. You can’t go wrong with those ingredients. 

This soup is low carb, keto-friendly, and oh-so-delicious.

2. Chick-fil-A Chicken Tortilla Soup

There’s no need to travel to the popular chain restaurant, as this meal can easily be prepped and consumed at home.

If you’re a fiend for flavor, then look no further! 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.

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.

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.

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5. Home-style 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 that will leave you feeling full and comforted. 

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

6. Mexican Chicken Soup

If you have any leftover rotisserie chicken, put it to work in this Mexican chicken soup.

Shredded chicken is the star here in this recipe. Each bite is a succulent, spiced vacation in your mouth, warming you up while evoking visions of the tropics.

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!

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 some tortilla chips, sour cream, and cilantro (if you’re into that), and you’ll have a feast in a bowl!

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 all the possibilities that 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. 

This soup will warm you up in more ways than one.

10. Homemade Chicken Pasta Soup

If you’re 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 this decadent dish.

In reality, you can put it together in less than an hour, making this a great soup to simmer on a blizzardy afternoon.

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

Combined with the fresh herbs, chicken, and carrots, this soup is practically made to soothe the soul.

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. 

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.

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. 

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.

15. Chicken and Dumpling 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.

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. 

17. Chicken Rice Soup

This soup has all the fantastic, savory chicken soup flavors and costs next to nothing to make.

The rich broth is decadent and filled with flavors of fresh herbs. The secret ingredient in this recipe is evaporated milk, which gives the soup its creamy texture.

Best of all, it’s super easy to freeze a batch of this soup for later!

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.

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? 

There are two types of matzo balls, accurately dubbed as floaters and sinkers. The floating matzo ball is usually light and fluffy, while the sinker tends to be richer and denser. 

This recipe includes both ways to prepare matzo balls (including a gluten-free version), so you’re all set to appease lovers of floaters and sinkers alike.

 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.

21. Chicken Cordon Bleu Soup

Hold up, chicken, ham, and cheese, in a soup? This recipe is a dream come true!

If you’re a chicken cordon bleu fan, then this soup is going to blow your mind.

It basically tastes like a melted cordon bleu in a bowl, with all the cheesy goodness of the traditional dish but in a thick liquid form. 

This soup is rich and hearty, served with a side of toasted bread for a delicious weeknight dinner.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 to make a show-stopping soup for weeknights.

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.

28. Chicken Chorizo Chicken Soup

This soup is hearty, filling, and full of delectable, tantalizing flavors.

If you haven’t thought to pair chorizo with chicken, this recipe is about to prove you wrong. The chorizo provides some spicy, smoky flavor to the mild taste of chicken. 

Combined with the spices and creamy broth, this soup has it all!

29. Sicilian Chicken Soup

Why waste a trip to the local Olive Garden when you can make this traditional Sicilian chicken soup right in your very own kitchen? 

Chicken thighs are the secret to this dish, providing a bit more of a juicier texture. Serve it with some crusty bread and a glass of vino for a well-rounded dinner.

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. 

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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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