There’s finally a little chill in the air, and that means one thing: Soup weather! Nothing satisfies the body (and the soul) quite like a warm bowl of soup and a flaky roll.
And, best of all, soup is so easy to prepare, especially in the slow-cooker. You can come home to a perfectly prepared, nutritious and delicious soup—ideal for banishing the chill from your bones and warming up your family inside and out.
Here are 11 chicken soup recipes that come together easily in the slow-cooker.
1. Crock-Pot Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup
Chicken soup doesn’t have to be bland or watery. With this recipe for Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup from Chelsea’s Messy Apron, you can create a slow-cooker soup that is rich, decadent and simple to prepare.
2. Slow-Cooker Thai Chicken Soup
Looking for an Asian twist on plain old chicken noodle soup? This recipe for slow-cooker Thai chicken soup from FoodieCrush elevates chicken noodle soup to something special with the addition of curry paste, coconut milk, fish sauce, ginger, lime and garlic. Yum!
3. Slow-Cooker Italian Chicken And Quinoa Soup
Do you want to sneak some healthy ingredients like quinoa, carrots, red peppers and tomatoes into your kids’ diets? Look no further than this recipe for slow-cooker Italian chicken and quinoa soup from The Seasoned Mom. Delicious, healthy and oh-so-easy!
4. Slow-Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup
Have a bit of a sniffle? There’s nothing like soup with a little spice to help clear up your sinuses and soothe your aches and pain. Try this recipe for slow-cooker enchilada soup from Like Mother Like Daughter.
5. Slow-Cooker Chicken And Stout Stew
Here’s an Irish twist on chicken noodle soup: chicken stew made with Guinness! You will never look at chicken soup the same way again. Get the recipe from Sidewalk Shoes.
6. Detox Chicken And Vegetable Soup
This soup is perfect for those days when you are just feeling “blah.” Whether it was too much wine over the weekend or a cold your kid brought home from school, this nutrient-rich “detox” chicken and vegetable soup will help to cure what ails you. Get the recipe from Bowl of Delicious.
7. Slow-Cooker Butternut Squash Chicken Quinoa Stew
Fall is the perfect time to bring butternut squash into your recipe repertoire. With this recipe from Leelalicious, you create a chicken soup that is healthy (Quinoa! Veggies! Chicken!) and seasonal.
8. Crock-Pot Creamy Ranch Chicken Soup
This slow-cooker recipe brings together chicken, veggies and potatoes for a filling, hearty meal that can be served with a loaf of French bread for a perfect easy weeknight dinner. Get the recipe from Life In The Lofthouse.
9. Slow-Cooker Tomato Basil Chicken Stew
This recipe for slow-cooker tomato basil chicken stew from Sidetracked Sarah is a fresh, filling twist on the usual chicken soup recipe. With basil, Parmesan cheese, carrots, white beans and red pepper, it’s perfection in a bowl.
10. Slow-Cooker Chicken, Kale And Sweet Potato Stew
This genius recipe from Real Food Whole Life needs only six ingredients. And, thanks to kale and sweet potato, this chicken soup packs a healthy punch.
11. Slow-Cooker Chicken Parmesan Soup
Although slow-cooker chicken Parmesan soup sounds decadent, it’s actually low in fat and calories. With tomatoes, pasta, chicken breast and fresh veggies, you can enjoy a soup that is healthy as it is delicious. Best of all, you can prepare it simply in the Crock-Pot. Get the recipe from Foxes Love Lemons.