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Slow Cooker Alphabet Soup

A classic chicken and vegetable soup with a fun twist! This easy and flavorful alphabet soup is perfect for the entire family!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs 30 mins
Total Time4 hrs 40 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken, Dinner, Slow cooker
Servings: 4 plus


  • 1 lb boneless chicken breast uncooked
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 C yellow onion chopped
  • 3/4 C carrots sliced
  • 3/4 C celery chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 5 - 6 C chicken broth
  • 1 C alphabet pasta


  • Add trimmed chicken, vegetables, seasonings and 5 cups of chicken broth to the bowl of a 5-6 quart slow cooker. Cook on high for 4 hours, or low for 8 hours. 
  • When the initial cook time is up, remove and discard the bay leaf. Carefully remove and shred chicken, then return to slow cooker. Add alphabet pasta and cook for an additional 30 minutes. Add additional chicken broth as desired for a more brothy soup. 


Recipe serves roughly 4-8.
An original recipe from Baked by Rachel