Everyone's favorite, chicken soup with noodles, is comforting and satisfying but also super easy to make -- largely due to the fact that there are so many ways to transform chicken broth, vegetables, and noodles. With different flavorings and types of noodles, the bowl takes on a distinct personality.
Chicken soup and stew recipes from Martha Stewart and Everyday Food, including chicken noodle soup, chicken and rice soup, cock-a-leekie, tortilla soup, posole, Asian chicken soup, chicken and dumplings, slow-cooker chicken stew, chicken and butternut squash stew, and lots more.
When the steaming broth is ladled into the bowl, the eye of round cooks and the onion and scallions lose their raw edge. The broth can be made up to one month ahead; remove the brisket and let the broth cool to room temperature before freezing. Wrap the brisket tightly in plastic, store it in a resealable freezer bag, and freeze it; thaw completely in the refrigerator before slicing.
Inspired by Malaysian laksa, a traditional dish of noodles in hot spicy broth, this easy-to-prepare soup gets its complex flavor foundation from store-bought curry paste. It can be topped with cooked chicken (such as the Chicken with Basil and Lime), seafood, or tofu. Try other traditional garnishes, such as scallions, cilantro, chiles, peanuts, or hard-cooked eggs.