Cream of Chicken Soup

Creamy and delicious Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup that is filled with chunks of veggies and chicken. This hearty soup is perfect to enjoy all year long and is simple too!

Cream of Chicken Soup

Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup

I can’t think of many things I love more than a bowl of this homemade cream of chicken soup. It’s creamy. It’s dreamy. It’s the perfect definition of comfort food. One spoonful of this creamy soup is full of tender pieces of chicken, a soft crunch from the celery and carrots, and flavorful herbs. My mouth is watering just writing this!

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Wouldn’t a bowl of this soup be great for warming up on a rainy day? I think it would also be the perfect dish to deliver to a family that doesn’t have time to make dinner that day. I know I would LOVE to receive this soup from a friend or neighbor.

How to Make Cream of Chicken Soup

You only need about 45 minutes and a few simple ingredients to make this cream of chicken soup. Easy peasy right? Make sure to chop up 3 medium carrots and 2 stalks of celery before you start making this soup- it will be easier to put everything together if you have all the vegetables prepped and ready to go.

You’ll need about 2 and 3/4 cups of chicken for this delicious soup. You could use any leftover chicken you have from other recipes, some shredded rotisserie chicken, or a can of chicken from your pantry. Whatever is easiest for you.

After you’ve added all the ingredients to the pot and let it simmer for 15 minutes, whisk in the salt and whipping cream. Sprinkle extra parsley on top and serve it hot! This is sure to become one of your favorite soup recipes.

Cream of Chicken Soup recipe

Yes, we are all about the easy recipes here, and we think you’ll love this soup. We like to enjoy it all year long and love that it is simple, quick and so flavorful. With some homemade rolls, this meal is the epitome of comfort food!

Let us know if you give it a try. 😀

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Cream of Chicken Soup recipe

Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Author Kristyn Merkley

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 3 medium carrots chopped
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tbsp flour
  • 7 cups canned chicken broth
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp bay leaves crushed
  • 2 3/4 cups diced chicken cooked
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tsp garlic salt
  • pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large pot over medium heat, melt butter. Add celery and carrots. Cover and cook for 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Veggies should be soft and tender. Using a wooden spoon, stir in flour and cook for 2 more minutes.

  2. Whisk in broth and bring to a boil. While continually whisking, add seasonings. Lower heat and simmer for 15 minutes.

  3. Add chicken and bring liquid to a boil.

  4. Remove from heat. Whisk in the salt and whipping cream. Add pepper to taste. Sprinkle with extra parsley and serve hot.

Recipe Notes

TRIED AND TRUE FINDINGS:

  • DIFFICULTY: easy
  • HOW MANY DOES IT FEED: 4-6
  • ANY CHANGES MADE: took out onion, dry sherry and kosher salt - added garlic salt
  • ANY SUGGESTIONS FOR NEXT TIME: none

 Adapted from Food Network

Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup

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Kristyn Merkley

My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative – from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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