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Simple Chicken and Rice Soup

A very simple, but delicious soup. You can practically add any vegetable you like, and substitute the rice for any other grain such as barley.

Simple Chicken & Rice Soup

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Serves: 8-10 Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast or thighs, diced into bite size pieces
  • 3 stalks celery, sliced
  • 3 medium carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup green beans, trimmed and cut in bite size pieces
  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 4 quarts low sodium chicken stock
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 springs fresh thyme, leaves removed
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Low sodium chicken base (optional, I use Better than Bouillon Organic low sodium brand for more concentrated chicken flavor)

Instructions

1

In a large pot ( I used 5.5QT) bring the chicken stock to boil.

2

Place inside pot the chicken, celery, carrots, bay leaf and thyme. Simmer for about 15 minutes.

3

Add the rice , parsley, and green beans and chicken bouillon( start with 1 teaspoon and adjust for desired flavor)

4

Continue to simmer an additional 15 minutes until rice is al dente.

5

Season with salt and pepper to taste, remove bay leaf and....

6

Enjoy!!!🥕🥕🥕

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I can almost taste it! Looks so calming.

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A perfect recipe using just chicken breasts instead of a roaster like I make. Good suggestion to use barley – healthier than rice or noodles – need to watch those carbs! I would eat this just as you’ve made it as the veggies are all favorites 🙂

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