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A bowl of chicken pasta soup garnish with croutons.

Creamy Pasta chicken soup with spinach

  • Author: Nobramarie
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


This creamy pasta chicken soup with spinach is one of the most delicious and easiest to make. It takes minimal effort and even beginners can make it without any difficulty. All you need is basic ingredients from your pantry or grocery store. The flavour combination is gorgeous, the chicken stock, parmesan cheese, and juicy chicken bits sauteed in butter just bind together and make the most flavourful soup. 


Units Scale
  • 40 grams of unsalted butter
  • 20ml of Rapeseed oil
  • 500 grams thights fillet( 4-5 pieces of chicken thights) Cut into medium pieces.
  • 1 medium yellow onion (Chop into small pieces)
  • 2 Celery ribs (Sticks) (Chopped into pieces)
  • 3 Garlic cloves (chop into pieces)
  • 500ml of water
  • 500ml of Chicken Stock
  • 1 Teaspoon of salt
  • 1 Teaspoon of dry Italian herbs
  • 1 Teaspoon of Black Pepper
  • 2 Teaspoons of Knorr aromat seasoning (or Chicken bouillon)
  • Half a teasppon of chilli flakes (optional)
  • 1 Knorr chicken stock
  • 300 grams of Pasta Shells (Conchiglie Pasta)
  • 2 Teaspoons of Cornflour
  • 120 grams of extra thick double cream or double cream
  • 6 Tablespoons of Parmesan Cheese
  • Two and a half cups of fresh baby spinach


  1. Begin by seasoning the chicken thighs with salt and black pepper, side aside. Heat 40 grams of butter and 20ml of neutral oil in a large pot over medium heat. When the butter has melted, add the chicken to the pan, sear until brown on both sides and set aside. It is okay if the chicken is not cooked thoroughly at this stage, it will be throughly cooked in the later.
  2. Now add the remaining butter, chopped onion, celery and garlic to the pan and saute until the onion has turned translucent. Add the liquid chicken stock, black pepper, chilli flakes, and knorr seasoning to the pot. Add 500ml of water, and additional knorr stock, stir, taste and adjust to seasoning to your preference. leave it to simmer. 
  3. Add the pasta shells to the pot and cook for 10-12  mins on moderate heat or follow the manufacturer's instructions. Now chop the chicken into small pieces, add it to the pot, and leave it to simmer for another 10 minutes. Now Reduce the heat to low. 
  4. In the last stage, add the parmesan cheese and stir until it has dissolved. Add the heavy cream to the pot and stir until it has dissolved as well. Mixed the cornflour with two tablespoons of water, mix until dissolved and add to the pot. Stir and add the spinach, cover and leave until the spinach has wilted. Serve with crotons and enjoy. 


Garnish with croutons. 

  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Category: Main meal
  • Cuisine: American