Hearty Chicken and Rice Soup

A hot steaming bowl of this soup with a generous slice of crusty bread makes a satisfying lunch or supper. 

Hearty Chicken and Rice Soup


Quantity Ingredients
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup sliced celery
1 cup sliced carrots
3/4 cup uncooked rice
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/2 tsp cracked black pepper
1/2 tsp dried thyme leaves
1 bay leaf
10 cups chicken broth
1-1/2 cups (about 3/4 pound) chicken, cut in 3/4-inch cubes
2 tbsp fresh lime juice


1. In a Dutch oven combine onion, celery, carrots, rice, parsley, pepper, thyme, bay leaf and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Simmer uncovered 20 minutes. 2. Add chicken cubes; simmer uncovered 5 to 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked and tender. Remove bay leaf. Stir in lime juice just before serving. 

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