Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup made in an Instant Pot takes a classic soup recipe and makes it even easier. Requiring just a few minutes of prep work and simple ingredients, this classic soup recipe is easy to make at home and the Instant Pot makes it quick!
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Course: Soup



  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups carrots peeled and diced
  • 1 1/2 cups celery diced
  • 1 cup yellow onion chopped
  • 3 cloves fresh garlic (3 tsp minced) minced
  • 8 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons thyme
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds chicken
  • 3 cups wide egg noddles or any noodle you have on hand!
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley (or 4 tsp dried) chopped


  • Chop onions and garlic: Throw your onion and garlic in the food processor and chop them up!
  • Chop carrots and celery: Cut them up into chunks and set aside.
  • Heat oil: Add in the oil to the Instant Pot and heat up.
  • Sauté: Once the oil is hot, add the onions, carrots, and celery and saute for 2 minutes. Add garlic and saute for about another minute. Cook until onions are clear.
  • Deglaze the bottom of Instant Pot: Using a flat spatula scrape the bottom of the pot so that no pieces of food are stuck to the bottom.
  • Add-in: Add in the thyme, oregano, rosemary, bay leaf, chicken broth, salt, and pepper. Then add in chicken.
  • Pressure cook: Turn the Instant Pot to Manual and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Natural-release: After cooking time is up, set a timer and allow the pressure to release for 10 minutes. Then turn the valve from sealing to releasing and allow any remaining steam to do a quick release.
  • Remove chicken: Remove the chicken and set aside on a cutting board. Press "cancel" on the Instant Pot.
  • Sauté: leaving the lid off the pot, press the sauté button.
  • Add noodles: add the noodles and let cook, uncovered, for about 5 minutes until tender.
  • Shred chicken: meanwhile, while noodles are cooking, cut or shred your chicken.
  • Add-in: once noodles are cooked, stir in the lemon juice, parsley, and chicken
  • Serve warm: ladle the soup into bowls and serve with fresh Brazilian cheese bread balls or homemade grilled cheese!
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