Shredder Chicken Noodle Soup

The secret to Dr. Ian Smith's Shredder Diet is keeping your metabolism off-kilter by eating different foods at different times. Soups are a great way to break up the monotony of dieting. Try this fast and filling chicken noodle soup from Dr. Smith's wife Triste.

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  • 1 1/2 cups wide egg noodles
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 3/4 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 1/2 cups diced, cooked chicken meat
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp poultry seasoning
  • 1 tsp salt
  • pepper


Bring large pot of water to boil. Add egg noodles and boil until tender, 5 to 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.

In a large pot, melt butter. Cook onions and celery in butter until tender. Don't overcook.

Add carrots, chicken, chicken broth, vegetable broth, water, basil, oregano, poultry seasoning, salt and pepper.

Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and let simmer for 15 minutes before serving.