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Instant Pot Hearty Chicken Soup. An easy gluten-free recipe for comfort food soup. Made with a pressure cooker, it's a fast recipe that takes little effort. Great to warm the soul and for colds. - BoulderLocavore.com

Easy Chicken Soup

This simple chicken soup recipe is great for a soothing sipper or as a base for adding more ingredients.

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword easy chicken soup recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 33 kcal
Author Toni Dash


  • 4 stalks Celery scrubbed with ends trimmed
  • 3 Carrots scrubbed and top removed
  • 1 medium Onion
  • 1-2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 2 large boneless skinless Chicken Breasts chopped*
  • 2 1-quart containers Low-Sodium Chicken Stock
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • Kosher Salt and Black Pepper to taste


  1. Combine the carrots, celery and onion into a food processor or mini chopper and chop into small bits.
  2. In a stock pot, warm the olive oil over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the vegetables from the food processor and sauté 2-3 minutes until they begin to soften.
  4. Add the chicken, the chicken broth and the water. Bring to a boil then lower heat bringing soup to a simmer.
  5. Simmer for 30 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked. 

Nutrition Facts
Easy Chicken Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 33 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 35mg1%
Potassium 145mg4%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 0g0%
Vitamin A 3910IU78%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.