We know it; you know it—chicken soup really is good for the soul. Whether you’re under the weather and craving a little comfort, or simply looking for creative ways to stretch leftover ingredients, this roundup of 20 of our favorites has got you covered.
Thanks to rotisserie chicken and pre-seasoned rice mix, this five-ingredient soup could hardly be easier. It cooks low and slow, but the end result is absolutely worth it.
Ready to really change things up? How about this classic Burmese chicken soup? It’s made with Asian noodles and a comforting coconut milk broth.
This one’s about as hearty as they come! Chicken, sausage and ham make for a meat lover’s dream.
A comforting classic, the perfect cure for anything that ails ya.
A lighter and leaner spin on heavier corn soups like creamy chowder. This take features a tangy broth and plenty of chicken, so it’s a meal unto itself.
Sick of the same old, same old? Chicken meatballs are the way to go.
Mexican-inspired flavors meet classic chicken noodle—a game-changing combo, if we’ve ever seen one.
Fresh parsley and scallions brighten up this ultra creamy bowlful.
Chicken is featured here as a topping, rather than a main ingredient of the soup itself. A polenta coating makes the chicken extra crispy, so it offers a nice contrast to the brothy soup below.
Classic chicken tortilla soup made even in easier—in your Crock-Pot! Don’t forget plenty of ripe avocado, crispy tortilla strips and fresh cilantro for garnish.
A swirl of spicy Sriracha gives this simple soup soup serious heat. Add as much or as little as you like.
Quinoa adds a whole grain twist to classic chicken soup. Lemon and fresh parsley keep the flavors light and bright, so this one’s perfect for cold and flu season.
Store-bought curry paste keeps this recipe simple, while lemongrass and ginger add bold, fresh flavor.
Cheese-filled tortellini and generous chunks of sausage make for an especially decadent take on chicken soup.
Nutty barley and mini chicken meatballs give this veggie-filled soup a unique spin.
Winter squash and sage make a winning cool-weather flavor combo, but this recipe’s great all year ’round.
A classic chicken vegetable soup enhanced with ginger, parsnips and thick egg noodles.
Freshly shaved Parmesan offers this chicken, veggie and bean soup the perfect salty finish.