Something about the changing seasons always brings sickness to our home. Whether it’s winter to spring or fall to winter, for the first weeks of the season we are always battling some form of cold or flu. I think this time around it hit us a lot harder since we all got sick on vacation. It’s been about a month and we are all almost back to feeling 100%. One of my favorite ways to battle colds is a nice, warm bowl of chicken noodle soup.
One of Jeremy and I’s favorite places to eat is a fun little restaurant called Porcupine at the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon. It’s got a nice, cozy feel to it and they have the most amazing nachos! Seriously, if you are ever in Utah go there and order the nachos. We like to add chicken and black beans. Our second favorite thing on their menu is the chicken noodle soup. It’s thick and creamy and full of flavor. They only serve it on Wednesdays most of the year but come November 1st they serve it every day. Unfortunately, we can’t go their to eat every time we have a hankering for chicken noodle soup so I decided to recreate it at home. I have to say it turned out quite nicely. Usually I like more of a runny soup but after trying this and the Tomato Basil Soup I’m quickly becoming a fan.
- 2 cups shredded chicken
- 1 cup chopped carrots
- 1 cup chopped celery
- 1 cup egg noodles, uncooked
- 4 cups chicken broth
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 2 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp pepper
- 4 Tbsp butter
- ¼ cup flour
- 1 cup heavy cream
- Add carrots, celery, chicken broth, 1 cup cream, garlic powder in to crockpot and cook on low for 4-6 hours.
- In a small pot melt butter over medium heat.
- Whisk in flour and combine.
- Add remaining cream and whisk into a roux. Cook for 3-2 minutes until thickened.
- Add chicken, roux and egg noodles and cook for 1 hour
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