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soup-er recipes for celebrating national soup month

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Soup has been a staple on menus for centuries, used as a starting course and more recently popular as a main dish with heartier versions. Is there really any better way to stave off the cold than with a heaping bowl of hot soup, especially a timeless classic like Chicken Noodle Soup? It’s no surprise that January is hailed as National Soup Month in the US, with cold temperatures and even colder wind chills on the horizon.

Let us help take the chill off with a variety of chicken soup options that are sure to become your go to recipes of this beloved comfort food.

Want easy? No problem! Using Instant Pots and slow cookers will help you throw together an easy soup to enjoy without a whole lot of effort.

This Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup from Nicole at Golden Grace Kitchen only takes a few minutes to throw in the cooker, set it and forget it for an end result of delicious chicken noodle soup that's ready when you are.

[Pictured: Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup]

A bag of Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, green chilis, enchilada sauce and a few other ingredients thrown together in the slow cooker before work gets you started on an easy dinner. With just a few minutes of whisking in light cream cheese and Greek yogurt right before serving, you've got a healthy Slow Cooker Creamy Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Soup ready to dish up for a cold winter's night.

If you own a modern style pressure cooker, Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup is a recipe you will love because it's ready to ladle up into a bowl in about 30 minutes. If you prefer a thicker chicken soup, Instant Pot Chicken Corn Chowder covers that craving and gets a wonderful boost of flavor from the sweet corn and savory bacon.

[Pictured: Instant Pot Chicken Corn Chowder]

If you don't have kitchen tools like a slow cooker or Instant Pot to help cut down on prep or cook time, you could mix up a batch of easy stove top soup by using pre-cooked chicken or using one of our quick soup recipes that will have the soup ready to slurp in a short time.

Our Chicken Lemon Orzo Soup uses Springer Mountain Farms Fresh Fully Cooked Oven Roasted Breast Strips, but could use any pre-cooked chicken of your choice. In about 40 minutes, you'll have a cozy bowl of soup that packs in a ton of flavor in each spoonful.

If you don't have precooked chicken to speed up the cook time, Slice of Jess has a one pot, Easy Chicken Noodle Soup with Lemon and Thyme that is sure to satisfy all your comfort food cravings.

[Pictured: Slice of Jess' Easy Chicken Noodle Soup with Lemon and Thyme]

Ladle up some rich bowls of chicken soup today to help chase the cold away or dig into more to Soup topics with our Simple Soup Tips and Soup vs. Stew features.


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