vegan chicken noodle soup
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By Devorah Bowen | The Yummy Vegan

The Art of Soups & Stews is a monthly recipe column that explores the world of vegan soups and stews. Written by Best of Vegan contributor Devorah Bowen, this column is a treasure trove of satisfying, comforting, cost-effective, and low-waste vegan soup and stew recipes that are sure to delight your taste buds. In today’s article, Devorah shares her recipe for a Vegan Chicken Noodle Soup

 that is both comforting and high in protein.

Vegan Chicken Noodle Soup

Everyone has their favorite version of this ultimate classic soup. Often thought of as a healing elixir to remedy a cold, this virtual hug in a bowl can also be enjoyed just because it’s delicious. Although there are many variations, I love the simplicity of this particular recipe. It’s Vegan Chicken, aromatic Vegetables and tons of Noodles, that’s it. It’s filling, so comforting and undeniably nostalgic. Throw a pot on today or any day of the week to ensure you have an easy protein packed meal on hand.


What You’ll need

  • Soy Curls or plain non breaded plant based Chicken
  • Onion
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Turnip
  • Fresh Dill
  • Oil
  • Salt & Pepper
  • No Chicken Broth
  • Water
  • Vegan Poultry Seasoning
  • Wide Ribbon Noodles (fusilli will also work)

vegan chicken noodle soup ingredients

How to Make This Vegan Chicken Noodle Soup

soy curls

Step one: rehydrate the soy curls

Add the soy curls to a bowl and cover with 3 cups hot broth or water that includes 1 tsp of poultry seasoning. Allow to sit for 30 minutes to rehydrate.

Step two: sauté the soy curls

Drain the rehydrated soy curls make sure to reserve the liquid. Add the soy curls to a hot lightly greased pan and sauté on medium heat. Stir occasionally until nicely browned on both sides. Set aside.

vegan chicken noodle soup - noodles being drained

Step three: cook the noodles

Cook the noodles according to package directions and set aside. 

onions being sautéed

veggies added to the pot

Step four: start making the soup

Make the soup by adding a tbsp of oil to a large pot on medium low heat. Add the onions and sauté for 4-6 minutes or until translucent. Add in the celery, carrots and cubed turnip and continue cooking for 5-10 minutes, stirring to prevent the mix from burning.

fresh dill added to the pot with veggies

broth being added to the pot with veggies

Step five: simmer

Cover the vegetables with the no chicken broth along with the reserved liquid from rehydrating the soy curls. Add in the fresh dill, lower the heat and cover the pot to simmer for 15 -20 minutes.

vegan chicken noodle soup

Step six: bring it all together

Add in the browned soy curls and cooked noodles. Season with salt & pepper and allow everything to heat through for another 15 minutes before serving.

vegan chicken noodle soup

vegan chicken noodle soup

Protein-Rich Vegan Chicken Noodle Soup: A New Take on a Classic Dish

5 from 4 votes
Savor a bowl of this delicious Vegan Chicken Noodle Soup, a protein-packed meal that takes comfort food to a new level. An easy, nutritious recipe that's perfect for any day of the week.
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Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Author: Devorah Bowen
Servings: 4 servings


  • 4 oz 114g Soy Curls or plain non breaded plant based Chicken
  • 1 large Onion cut root to stem into 1/8ths
  • 2 large Carrots 300g sliced
  • 2 ribs Celery sliced
  • 1 medium Turnip 228g peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1/3 cup fresh Dill roughly chopped
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp 23ml Oil
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 6 cups 1420ml No Chicken Broth
  • 3 cups 709ml water (or broth) mixed with 1 tsp (5g) Poultry Seasoning
  • 8 oz 227g Wide Ribbon Noodles (fusilli will also work)
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!


Recipe, text, and photography by Devorah Bowen.


vegan chicken noodle soup

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