Quick and Easy Chicken Soup For When You Have a Cold or Flu

This is a recipe that I just came up with recently as  Tim and I have both either had a bad winter cold or a bout with a flu type virus. I just have not had the energy to cook but I wanted a fabulous chicken soup. To me Chicken Soup is just what you need when you have a cold or the flu. It is so simple but so comforting at the same time.

I hope ya’ll are feeling well and that know of ya’ll have caught any of these wicked winter ailments.




4 cups chicken broth

1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 carrot, diced or thinly sliced

1 rib celery, thinly sliced

1/2 cup uncooked egg noodles

1 cup cooked chicken, cut in small cubes

1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed

1 small onion chopped

chopped fresh parsley


Combine chicken broth, pepper, carrot,onion and celery in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil; add noodles and boil for 5 minutes. Add chicken, peas , boil for 5 to 10 minutes longer, or until noodles are tender and peas are cooked. Sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley just before serving.



This is a recipe that even the older kids can make if moms down and out with the flu. So give this quick and easy recipe a try and let me hear from ya’ll.