It’s been getting a bit chillier around here and Soup and Stew Season is on the horizon. This Bacon and Radish Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe is perfect for the cold season and a great new twist to this classic. The radishes give such a great zing creating a flavor profile that no other soup offers. Feeling stuffy? This soup will clear that right out for you. It’s not actually spicy, but radishes sure pack some sass and the bacon really balances it out. Think soup is not a real meal? Check again.

Bacon and Radish Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

Recipe Type: Soup
Cuisine: American
Author: The Realistic Housewife
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Serves: 8-12
  • 4 Cups Vegetable Broth (one container of the boxed organic kind)
  • 2 Cups Water
  • 4 Tomatoes (came down from the cabin for us since we didn’t get a garden in this year)
  • 2-3 Cloves Minced Garlic
  • 1 Celery Stalk
  • 2 Carrots
  • 1/2 Yellow Onion
  • 4-6 Red Radishes
  • 1/2-1 Package Pasta (take a look at Trader Joe’s, they have some great noodles for soups, I like a lot of noodles, but then it’s stew-like)
  • 1 Chicken Breast (2 tablespoons vegetable oil, 1 tablespoon soy sauce)
  • 5 Slices Bacon
  1. Chop chicken and bacon into bite-sized pieces
  2. Heat oil in small frying pan on medium, add chicken
  3. Add soy sauce to pan when you flip halfway through (3-4 minutes)
  4. Cook bacon in large pan until crispy
  5. Chop vegetables finely
  6. Add liquids and vegetables into dutch oven or slow cooker
  7. Add uncooked pasta
  8. Simmer for at least 3 hours



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