Chicken & Rice Vegetable Soup Recipe

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Chicken rice vegetable soup

It's nearly spring, but with a chill still in the air, a warm bowl of soup remains a welcome sight in my home.

I'm always excited to find interesting new soup recipes, and I was delighted to try this chicken rice vegetable soup featuring Chicken Broccoli Knorr® Sides!

Chicken rice vegetable soup

This soup is chock-full of delicious fresh vegetables, including red bell peppers, zucchini, celery and onions. The veggies all go into a skillet until they are nice and tender.

Chicken rice vegetable soup

When the vegetables are soft and seasoned, you add your broth, water and Knorr® Rice Sides. Bring this to a boil, it only takes about 10 minutes. I love how quick and easy this recipe is to prepare!

Chicken rice vegetable soup

Still simmering…

Chicken rice vegetable soup

Finally, add your cooked, shredded chicken breast to the soup. Give it a little stir, and you're all done!

Chicken rice vegetable soup

This soup is so very flavorful and delicious. It is the perfect warm comfort food for a chilly day.

If you wanted to save even more time, you could wash and chop your vegetables ahead of time, and even cook and shred your chicken beforehand as well. I chopped my veggies and cooked my chicken the night before, put it in the fridge and then spent only minutes on dinner the next day!

Chicken rice vegetable soup

I filled my husband's soup thermos with some leftover soup, and he was able to enjoy a warm, filling lunch at work the next day as well!

Chicken rice vegetable soup

Grab the recipe for this wonderful chicken rice vegetable soup below, and check out this great Free Recipe Book with even more easy dishes at Giant Eagle.

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Chicken rice vegetable soup

Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time: 15

Total Time: 20


1 Tbsp. olive oil

3 medium red bell peppers, chopped

1 3/4 cups chopped onion

3/4 cup zucchini, halved lenthwise, then sliced

1/2 cup chopped celery

1/4 tsp. dried thyme leaves

2 cans (14.5 oz. ea.) reduced sodium chicken broth

1 1/2 cups water

1 package Knorr® Rice Sides™ - Chicken flavor Broccoli

2 1/3 cups shredded cooked boneless, skinless chicken breasts


1. Heat olive oil in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat and cook vegetables and thyme, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, about 6 minutes.

2. Add broth, water and Knorr® Rice Sides™ - Chicken flavor Broccoli. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cook covered 10 minutes or until rice is tender.

3. Stir in chicken and serve immediately.

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