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Comforting Chicken and Rice Soup

on April 6, 2015

chicken soup

Yield: 6 servings


  • 3/4 cup basmati rice, rinsed
  • 1 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup diced leek (white and green part only)
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 3 cups diced carrot
  • 2 cups diced parsnip
  • 8 cups Master Chicken Stock
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh thyme
  • 3 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 2 Tbsp chopped parsley
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tst pepper


  1. Combine 1 1/4 cups water and rice in a small pot over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, turn heat to low, cover and cook for 15 min or until rice is cooked. Remove from burner.
  2. Heat butter and oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion, leek and celery and saute for 4 min or until softened. Add carrot and parsnip and saute for 4 min or until beginning to soften. Add chicken stock and thyme and bring to a boil.
  3. Simmer 15 min or until vegetables are tender. Add chicken, cooked rice and parsley. Season with sale and pepper, and simmer 2 min longer.

Source: Today’s Parent Magazine


2 responses to “Comforting Chicken and Rice Soup

  1. Ema Jones says:

    Healthy and tasty way to keep yourself fit and fine.


  2. I’m terrible at creating my own soup recipes- for some reason it just never works out right! This looks tasty! I’d love for you to share a post at my link up today, if you’re interested! The details are right on my blog under ‘Tell ’em Tuesday’.
    xoxo K


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