Chicken noodle soup baby food recipe

Try this first baby noodle soup recipe from 8 months

Chicken noodle soup baby food recipe

Try this first baby noodle soup recipe from 8 months

Chicken soup

Chicken thigh is more nutrient-dense than chicken breast so it’s good to use in this first baby noodle soup.

Preparation: 15 minutes

Cooking: 20 minutes

Makes 4 portions

Suitable from 8 months

Suitable for freezing


  • 1 tsp olive oil

  • ½ small onion, peeled and finely chopped

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed

  • 1 carrot, peeled and finely chopped

  • 1 celery stalk, chopped

  • 150ml water

  • 1 cube Piccolo chicken stock

  • 1 skinless chicken thigh or breast, chopped

  • 50g fine noodles or Piccolo baby pasta

  • 1 teaspoon fresh or dried thyme, chopped


  • Heat the oil in a large lidded saucepan. Once hot add in the onions and cook for a few minutes before adding the garlic. Cook for 5 more minutes until starting to go translucent.

  • Add the carrots and celery to the onion mix and continue to cook for a few minutes.

  • Add the chicken pieces and brown on all sides for a few minutes while you prepare the stock. Bring the water to boil and in a jug mix the stock cube in the water until it has dissolved with no lumps left

  • Add to the vegetables and chicken with the thyme and mix together. Bring to the boil and reduce the heat to medium-low.

  • Add the noodles or pasta and simmer until chicken and pasta is cooked through and tender, about 15 minutes

  • If needed, transfer to food processor or blender and puree until smooth

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Chicken noodle soup baby food recipe