Chicken Bacon Ranch Noodle Soup

Chicken Bacon Ranch Noodle Soup

Chicken Bacon Ranch Noodle Soup

Prep Time:10 minutes Cook Time:40 minutes Total Time:50 minutes Servings: 6

A homemade creamy chicken noodle soup with the chicken bacon ranch theme!

  • 4 ounces bacon, sliced into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1 cup carrot, diced
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 pound boneless and skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 1 tablespoon ranch seasoning (see below)
  • 8 ounces egg noodles (or other pasta) (gluten-free for gluten-free)
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped
  1. Cook the bacon in a large saucepan, about 10 minutes, and set aside, reserving 2 tablespoons of bacon grease in the pan.
  2. Add the onions, carrot, and celery and cook until tender, about 7-10 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about a minute.
  4. Add the broth, ranch seasoning and chicken, bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer, covered, until the chicken is cooked through, about 20 minutes.
  5. Remove the chicken and slice or shred before setting aside.
  6. Add the noodles/pasta to the soup, bring to a boil and simmer until the pasta is cooked, about 7 minutes.
  7. Turn off the heat, mix in the cream cheese and cheddar cheese until it melts.
  8. Add the chicken and bacon before seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Mix in the parsley and enjoy!

Note: Use store bought ranch seasoning mix or make you own: 1/3 teaspoon dried parsley, 1/3 teaspoon dried dill, 1/3 teaspoon dried chives, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
Option: Use cooked chicken!
Option: Use your favourite pasta shape!
Option: Add 1 tablespoon white miso paste!
Option: Use 1/2 cup heavy/whipping cream instead of cream cheese or omit entirely!
Option: Add 1/4 cup parmesan cheese!

Nutrition Facts: Calories 468, Fat 27g (Saturated 11g, Trans 0.2g), Cholesterol 146mg, Sodium 730mg, Carbs 42g (Fiber 2g, Sugars 7g), Protein 37g

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