Chicken Zoodle Soup

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Delicious Chicken Zoodle Soup in a bowl, garnished with parsley

Looking for a comforting, cozy, and healthy option for dinner? Look no further! This Chicken Zoodle Soup recipe is loaded with veggies and chicken, guaranteed to warm you up on a chilly winter evening. Plus, it’s quick and easy to make. A feel-good option for when you’re feeling under-the-weather, or really any time!

This recipe calls for spiralized zucchini, which can easily be made at home with a spiralizer. If you want to try-before-you-buy, most grocery stores now offer pre-spiralized veggies in the produce aisle.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 pound (3 medium-sized) zucchini, spiralized
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves


Spiralized zucchini in a bowl, also called zoodles; these are a healthy alternative to noodles in this chicken zoodle soup recipeHeat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large stockpot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper, to taste. Add chicken to the stockpot and cook until golden, about 2-3 minutes; set aside.

Add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil to the stockpot. Add garlic, onion, carrots and celery. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 3-4 minutes. Stir in thyme and rosemary until fragrant, about 1 minute.

Whisk in chicken stock, bay leaf and 2 cups water; bring to a boil. Stir in zucchini noodles and chicken; reduce heat and simmer until zucchini is tender, about 3-5 minutes. Stir in lemon juice; season with salt and pepper to taste.

Serve immediately, garnished with rosemary and parsley, if desired.

Recipe Credit: Damn Delicious

Looking for more healthy soup recipes? Check out this delicious creamy roasted tomato soup.

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