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Check Out Our Copycat Cracker Barrel Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

Check Out Our Copycat Cracker Barrel Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

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Do you love Cracker Barrel’s Chicken Noodle Soup? Well, now you can make it at home with this easy-to-follow one of our copycat recipes. This soup is perfect for a cold winter day, and it’s sure to warm your soul. The best part is that it only takes a few simple ingredients to make. So gather up your supplies, and get ready to cook up some deliciousness with our Cracker Barrel Chicken Noodle Soup recipe.

Check Out Our Copycat Cracker Barrel Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

Why We Love Easy Chicken Noodle Soup


There’s something about chicken noodle soup that just hits the spot. It’s comforting, it’s hearty, and it’s perfect for when you’re feeling under the weather. This Cracker Barrel copycat soup is no exception. It’s packed with tender chicken, noodles, and vegetables, and it has a delicious broth that will make your taste buds dance. It really is the perfect comfort food.

Reasons You Will Love This Dish

Did we say that it is easy to make? That is one of my favorite things about this – and even better: it’s packed with flavor. We also use chicken pulled off a rotisserie chicken to speed things up a bit on the preparation end. I guess you could call this rotisserie chicken noodle soup.

This is the perfect recipe for when you want something a little different than your typical chicken soup, but still just as comforting.

These ingredients are easy to find in your grocery store, down to a cooked chicken.

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What to Serve with This Recipe

If you’re looking for ideas on what to serve with this Cracker Barrel soup recipe, we’ve got you covered. Here are a few of our favorite sides that go great with chicken noodle soup:

A few slices of Crusty fresh bread or rolls. We think crusty bread is the perfect way to soak up all that delicious broth. Another option is a simple green salad – A green salad is a light and refreshing way to balance out this hearty soup. Both will create a delicious meal for your family.

Cracker Barrel Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe Variations:

There are so many ways you can change up this Cracker Barrel chicken noodle soup recipe to make it your own. Here are a few of our favorite variations:

  • Add in some frozen corn or green beans during the last few minutes of cooking.
  • Stir in a cup of cooked rice or quinoa during the last few minutes of cooking.
  • Use different noodles – try shells, ditalini, or even macaroni!
  • Add in a can of coconut milk for a creamy twist.

Cracker Barrel Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe Ingredients:

Cracker Barrel Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe Ingredients
  • Olive oil – you could use butter but it will slightly change the flavor.
  • Rotisserie chicken – any leftover cooked chicken will do, just shred it or chop it small
  • Yellow onion – It is inexpensive and has a nice flavor
  • Carrots – they are a classic in chicken soup
  • Celery – we like the flavor it adds but feel free to leave it out
  • Garlic – we love garlic in just about everything, but you could leave it out if you’re not a fan. we use jarred minced garlic to save time
  • Chicken broth or chicken stock – we like to use broth because it’s less salty
  • Bay leaves – these are optional but we like the flavor they add
  • Fresh parsley – this is also optional, but we like to garnish our soup with it
  • Dried thyme – this is a classic chicken soup herb
  • Egg noodles – you could use any type of pasta, but we prefer egg noodles in chicken soup or Reames frozen egg noodles
  • Salt and black pepper – to taste, use white pepper if you don’t want to see black specks floating in your soup

How to make our Copycat Cracker Barrel Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

How to make our Copycat Cracker Barrel Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

In a large stock pot, saute the onions over medium heat in the oil until soft and translucent.

How to make our Copycat Cracker Barrel Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

Stir in the garlic and cook for 1 minute in your large pot.

How to make our Copycat Cracker Barrel Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

Add in shredded chicken, broth, carrots, celery, thyme, salt & pepper, and bay leaf.

How to make our Copycat Cracker Barrel Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

Cover and simmer until the vegetables are tender

How to make our Copycat Cracker Barrel Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

Stir in the noodles and cook until done

Serve, garnish with parsley, enjoy!

ready to eat chicken noodle soup

How to Store Leftovers

If you have any homemade chicken noodle soup leftovers, store them in an air-tight container in the fridge. This soup will last 3-4 days in the fridge. You can also freeze this soup for up to 3 months.

Let the soup cool completely before transferring it to a freezer-safe container. When you’re ready to eat it, thaw the soup in the fridge overnight and then reheat it on the stove. Cracker Barrel chicken noodle soup is just as delicious the second time around!

Chicken Noodle Soup FAQs

Is Cracker Barrel chicken noodle soup gluten-free?

As long as you use gluten-free noodles, this Cracker Barrel chicken noodle soup recipe is gluten-free.

Can I make Cracker Barrel chicken noodle soup in the slow cooker?

Yes! To make Cracker Barrel chicken noodle soup in the slow cooker, simply add all the ingredients (except the noodles) to the Crockpot and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours. Stir in the noodles during the last 30 minutes of cooking.

Can I make Cracker Barrel chicken noodle soup without a rotisserie chicken?

Yes! If you don’t have a rotisserie chicken on hand, you can use any cooked chicken. Just shred it or chop it into small pieces before adding it to the soup.

Whether you’re looking for a cozy winter meal or a delicious way to use up leftover chicken, this Cracker Barrel copycat chicken noodle soup recipe is sure to hit the spot!

Chicken Noodle Soup FAQs

Check out what other chicken recipes we make from boneless skinless chicken breasts or rotisserie chicken:

Recipes for Shredded Rotisserie Chicken

Print off our recipe here:

Yield: 6

Check Out Our Copycat Cracker Barrel Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

cracker barrel chicken noodle soup

This soup is perfect for a cold winter day, and it's sure to warm your soul. The best part is that it only takes a few simple ingredients to make. So gather up your supplies, and get ready to cook up some deliciousness!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 rotisserie chicken, shredded - any leftover cooked chicken will do, just shred it or chop it small
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 4 cups chicken broth or chicken stock
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup baby carrots
  • 1 cup celery, cut into chunks
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon dry thyme
  • Salt & black pepper to taste
  • 8 oz wide egg noodles
  • Parsley for garnish

Instructions

In a large stock pot, saute the onions over medium heat in the oil until soft and translucent.

Stir in the garlic and cook for 1 minute in your large pot.

Add in shredded chicken, broth, carrots, celery, thyme, salt & pepper, and bay leaf.

Cover and simmer until the vegetables are tender

Stir in the noodles and cook until done

Serve, garnish with parsley, enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 177Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 46mgSodium: 866mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 2gSugar: 3gProtein: 11g

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