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Super-Easy Chicken Noodle Soup

Points® value
Total Time
32 min
12 min
20 min
What's more comforting than a cup of chicken noodle soup? In this recipe, we make making that warm, hearty soup for the whole family easy—all with just one pot. A big 1 1/2 cup portion has just two SmartPoints value, so it's great for a take-to-work lunch or your child's lunchbox, too. Unlike other recipes similar to its kind, this one takes just 32 minutes to make, not hours! So pick up some frozen vegetables, a box of pasta, ZeroPoint chicken breasts, chicken broth, and a few more bits and pieces, and get started on this family favourite.



2 tsp(s)


1 large, finely chopped

Table salt

1½ tsp(s), divided

Fat-free reduced sodium chicken broth

64 oz

Uncooked pasta

4 oz, small shape such as ditalini (1 cup)

Frozen mixed vegetables (corn, lima beans, snap beans, green peas, and carrots)

10 oz

Canned tomatoes

15 oz

Cooked skinless boneless chicken breast

6 oz

Grated Parmesan cheese

1 tbsp(s)

Fresh lemon juice

2 tsp(s)

Black pepper

¼ tsp(s)


¼ cup(s), fresh, chopped (optional)


  1. Melt butter in a large stockpot over medium-low heat. Add onion and 1/2 teaspoon salt; cook, stirring often, until onion is soft and translucent, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add broth and increase heat to high; bring to a boil. Stir in pasta, frozen vegetables and tomatoes; cook until pasta is done, about 7 minutes.
  3. Stir in chicken, cheese, lemon juice, remaining 1 teaspoon salt, pepper and chives; cook 1 more minute to heat through.
  4. Yields about 1 1/2 cups soup per serving.