Vegetarian "chicken" Noodle Soup

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

When you aren't feeling well, what's better than a homemade bowl of chicken noodle soup? Well, no-chicken noodle soup, of course! ;) You can even substitute vegetarian ingredients in your grandma's classic recipe, for a delicious, comforting meal. Or you can just try my simple recipe below.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1 parsnip, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • salt and pepper
  • 6 cups vegetable broth (I recommend Imagine No-Chicken broth)
  • 1 lb vegetarian chicken strips, cubed (I recommend Lightlife's Chik'n Style Strips)
  • 12 lb egg noodles (I recommend De Boles Organic Eggless Ribbon Style Pasta)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 14 cup fresh dill, chopped


  1. 1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. 2. Add the carrots, parsnip, onion, and celery and cook until soft, about 5 minutes.
  3. 3. Add the bay leaves and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  4. 4. Add broth, turn up the heat, bring to a boil.
  5. 5. Add the veggie chicken chunks, return to a boil, then reduce heat to medium.
  6. 6. Add noodles and simmer until the noodles are tender, about 8 minutes.
  7. 7. Remove from heat.
  8. 8. Add parsley and dill, stir, remove the bay leaves and serve.
  9. 9. (Add water or more broth to reach desired thickness.).
Most Helpful

Very good! So yummy! I added a bit more water to dilute the broth a bit, but otherwise followe the directions to a 't'. Thanks for posting this recipe!

prettyleodia October 04, 2012